Re: [carfree_cities] Digest Number 195
>I've seen these types of statements. They are correct in some sense, butI'd be prett sure that they also ignore the CO2 output
>are based on some pretty far-out assumptions (4 passengers per car, very
>small car, assumptions about CO2 of cyclist, etc)
>see for example:
>the section about environmental issues.
>> > ... if four cyclists car-shared for a typical commuting journey to
>> work they
>> > would emit less carbon dioxide. "
of the car's occupants. This whole thing HAS to be
sheer nonsense in any case. The bicycle is known to
be the most energy-efficient form of transport ever
devised, considerably better than walking.
J.H. Crawford Carfree Cities