Carmageddon!

Ok, firstly…none of the above photos are from the small city in which I live (nor am I speaking of the video game with the same title as this post)…but we still have our share of traffic jams. I’ve been thinking about the amount of cars on the road a lot lately. Actually for recentContinue reading “Carmageddon!”

5 Quotes about Peak Oil, 4 Views from the Parking Lot, and 1 Quote about Bicycles

“There are few problems which have greater potential to quickly unsettle the North American public and strain essential services than suddenly being denied access to fuel.” — Rick Munroe, from his article, “Fuel Emergency” “Here in the United States we’re now consuming about three gallons of petroleum per person per day. That’s twenty pounds ofContinue reading “5 Quotes about Peak Oil, 4 Views from the Parking Lot, and 1 Quote about Bicycles”

City Highways = Ugliness

MBA: Highway Removal from Streetfilms on Vimeo. I came across this video this morning on Treehugger and it really struck a nerve with me. It’s in regards to highways cutting through cities: why we don’t need them and the destruction they leave in their wake. I’ve mentioned on numerous occasions that I am writing fromContinue reading “City Highways = Ugliness”