Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Cyclists are an Economic Positive

One mile on a bike is a $.42 economic gain to society, one mile driving is a $.20 loss 

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Why Don't Young Americans Buy Cars?

Kids these days. They don't get married. They don't buy homes. And, much to the dismay of the world's auto makers, they apparently don't feel a deep and abiding urge to own a car.

The Atlantic

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Melbourne Australia Moving Towards Carfree CBD

The council document also warns that while on-street parking is the most convenient, spaces would decrease as higher efficiency road uses such as wider pavements, cycle lanes and tram stops were installed.

Public Transport Users Association president Daniel Bowen said more public transport services would be needed if there were fewer long-term parking spaces for commuters.

"From a long-term strategy point of view it does make sense to encourage more people out of their cars on to public transport," he said.

Herald Sun