Greenbelt: The Town that Influenced Transportation. Part One


Greenbelt, Maryland, is an experimental cooperative community created in 1937 by Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal administration. Originally designed to be a garden suburb of Washington D.C., it would become the model for modern town planning and cooperative living in America. In this video, you will see how innovations made in the 1930s still echo down throughout modern society today – especially where transportation is concerned.

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