Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Car Free in America

In his commentary this month, E Magazine's Jim Motovalli takes a look at the state of transit and commuting options in the USA vs. other places on the planet.

Many of us have seen old photographs of the comprehensive trolley and railroad lines that used to serve even the smallest American community, and wondered whether we’ve really made “progress” since then. Though the commuter of 1912 lacked an interstate highway system, he or she could walk out the front door, hop a trolley, then connect to an efficient national rail network with 300,000 miles of track.
E Magazine

1 comment:

White Brothers Internet Plumging said...

This is such a cool concept. I'm glad so many cities are getting involved in this movement. The emphasis on bike lanes was one of the factors in helping me decide to move to Minneapolis.

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