Remember when cars seemed to be the ultimate status symbol after the Soviet era in Estonia's capital, Tallinn? Well, times have changed radically! Buses, bikes and trams are not just becoming the desired way to get around, but they've also brought a more profound shift in attitude. You see, as cars' allure fades, Tallinn's politicians are rethinking the entire public transport system - blending jobs, housing, services, and entertainment into closer proximity. Picture this -- self-driving bus services and innovatively designed bike parks that cater to the city's growing legion of cyclists. As Deputy Mayor Vladimir Svet has wisely put it, "It's not that hard to draw new lines on the map. It is harder to create a system where people trust that the decisions are made in their best interest." Tallinn's whole transformation might just be the biggest, most unexpected plot twist in Europe's sustainable transport narrative.

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