It's Already There--Just Take It!
> We don't need any new infrastructure, what we need is to clear theThe link:
> existing infrastructure of inefficient vehicles and replace them
> with efficient ones. In other words: give all streets, highways,
> cloverleaves and motorways exclusively to bicycles and all other
> human powered wheeled vehicles. Get rid of cars. Why make things so
> complicated if the solution is so simple?
> Yes, I do want the motorway. It takes me more than an hour to pedal
> from my town to the city, because half of the time I am waiting in
> front of a traffic light watching cars passing me by.
> Picture this for a second. If cars are gone, we are left with
> pedestrians (on the sidewalk), pedal powered vehicles (one part of
> the streets and the highways) and public transportation (another
> part of the streets and the highways, separated from pedal powered
> traffic, or underground). Taxis are allowed to stay, as long as
> they are equipped with pedals and chain drives.
> We can maintain all possibilities that we have today: bikes for
> people who prefer their personal means of transportation
> (freedom!). Public transportation for those who prefer not to
> pedal. It should be noted that installing thousands and thousands
> of showers is definitely a more cost-effective option than
> unfolding a charging infrastructure for electric cars. Maybe it is
> time for a revival of public baths?