I grew up in a walkable neighborhood in LA. As a kid I was free to play outside, socialize with the neighborhood kids, and even walk/bike (on the sidewalk since no bike lanes) on over to nearby shops on my own. It was very much beneficial to my upbringing to be independent. It's so sad to see how car-centric planning has robbed children of such a freedom https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHlpmxLTxpw
It's pronounced ʁaʁyʁe.
And written RaRuRe, or R3 for short.
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