Re: [carfree_cities] Strike Shuts Down Most of Londons Subway
- On Sep 3, 2007, at 6:35 PM, manfrommars_43 wrote:
>Same thing that happened in London after the subway bombing: bicycles.
> What would happen here, in a "carfree" London?
> "LONDON, Sept. 3 — London's subway network virtually shut down at the
> height of the rush hour this evening when 2,300 maintenance workers
> walked off their jobs in what they said would be a three-day strike
> over pensions and security."
They never go on strike. Hell, there are even five or six brands of
snow & ice tires made for commuter bicyclists in high latitudes.
Bicycles are universal in Japan (and metro stations have bike parking
Then again, a carfree London might save enough money on road
maintenance, and have such enhanced civility and regard for its own
health, that it would PAY ITS ESSENTIAL WORKERS WHAT THEY'RE WORTH!
Rick "any job that's worth doing is worth paying fairly for" Risemberg