RE: [carfree_cities] Report on Commuters.
- Jym Dyer wrote:
>> http://www.theonion.com/onion3643/commuters_favor_public.htmlQuite so.
>> REPORT: 98% OF U.S. COMMUTERS FAVOR PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION FOR OTHERS
>=v= It's satire, but it's too real.
>=v= In the early 1990s, opinion polls were conducted to measureYou would like what my friend wrote. Dawson
>public support for rail spending propositions in California.
>The picture that emerged of the Bay Area was that most of its
>citizens wanted to spend money on rail, but they still wanted
>to drive. They just want those other cars off the road.
"Reminds me of this old joke on some old show....a kid is telling his dad
about the advantages of public transit, his dad agrees "yeah, there'll be
shorter line ups at the gas station. And no more traffic jams. An' I can
park wherever I want to." The kid explains that he means EVERYONE taking
transit, and his dad explains "well I like to be different!"