Re: [carfree_cities] Great transit doesn't make it carfree
- On Wednesday 25 April 2001 14:49, Kevin Pfeiffer wrote:
> Though it's true that motorist behaviour regarding this was muchYou're right. It seems to be getting (much) worse throughout the state.
> different in 1982 (when I moved here) than it is now.
Of course, the lightspeed growth of sprawl and car-counts has much to do
with that. It's absolutely amazing how fast they've been air dropping
subdivisions onto the "golden, rolling hills of California." All those
sprawl-dwellers live in cars.
There may be a silver lining concealed in the clouds of recession, however.
The economic slowdown, coupled with the $3.00-plus gasoline we're headed
for in the near future, may make our notions of urbanity more generally
We may have some unlikely attendees at our September seminar in California