Re: [carfree_cities] News
This may provide part of an answer.
Raising fuel taxes, to reduce demand
> > and fund mass transit (and carfree city construction?), should become
> > politically feasible once sufficient numbers of motorists can no longer
> > afford to fill up. At what price per gallon will the average motorist
> > give up?
- Chris Barker wrote:
>Here in Boston, MA yesterday I walked about 10 miles with my wife and 3year
>old in his stroller. Most of the locals had taken off for Cape Cod or theBoston is a really nice city and Fanueil Hall is a great place to visit.
>beaches and mountains to the north. There were relatively few cars in the
>city and loads of tourists on foot from all over the world. It was a great
>afternoon at car free Fanueil Hall and other parts of Boston.
Even thought Boston and Montreal are about 330 miles apart it's too bad that
there isn't train service between our two cities. Dawson