jntolva + automobile   7

What the Car Did — And What It Might Do
"Perversely, the suburban lifestyle that the Interstates enabled also gave rise to an atomized, individualistic politics, which soon bred a revolt against the taxation and central planning that made their construction possible in the first place."
automobile  culture  usa 
27 days ago by jntolva
The Absurd Primacy of the Automobile in American Life
"Driving an SUV or even a mid-size car from New York to L.A. is worse for the planet than flying there/"
automobile  culture  usa 
10 weeks ago by jntolva
Google cars versus public transit: the US’s problem with public goods
"How did we reach a state in America where highly speculative technologies, backed by private companies, are seen as a plausible future while routine, ordinary technologies backed by governments are seen as unrealistic and impossible?"
google  automobile  transit 
october 2013 by jntolva
Even pedestrians get an airbag on the new Volvo V40
Really hope this is a joke. Talk about treating the symptom rather than the disease.
WTF  airbag  pedestrian  automobile 
march 2012 by jntolva

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