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Eighty years of false freeway claims
Oh Atlanta, you could have been so much better.
freeways  roads  cars 
july 2017 by jntolva
If Self-Driving Cars Are the Answer, What’s the Question?
"Self-driving cars are a sticking plaster over existing conditions. They actually reinforce the Californian Ideology that underpins today’s mobility problems: suburban sprawl, based around the possibility of lengthy car-based commutes, in turn predicated on a highly individualistic view of society. It is an entirely conservative move."
autonomous  self-driving  automobiles  cars  cities 
august 2015 by jntolva
The forgotten history of how automakers invented the crime of "jaywalking"
"In the early days of the automobile, it was drivers' job to avoid you, not your job to avoid them."
history  cars  jaywalking  pedestrian  law 
january 2015 by jntolva
Who Killed Men's Hats? Think Of A Three Letter Word Beginning With 'I'
The automobile ruined a lot of things, but this is simply fascinating.
publictransit  cars  hats  fashion 
may 2012 by jntolva
Central Park Car Ban Approved
Keeping an eye on this, hopefully.
nyc  newyork  central  park  cars 
may 2011 by jntolva
Life After Peak Travel
A study of eight industrialized countries, including the United States, shows that seemingly inexorable trends -- ever more people, more cars and more driving -- came to a halt in the early years of the 21st century, well before the recent escalation in fuel prices.
green_living  cars  carbon  auto  culture 
january 2011 by jntolva

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