Nightmares and Dreams: The Auto in American Life
Has the American way of life-- especially our love affair with big cars--reached a tipping point? Our media were recently filled with images of endless gridlock as citizens evacuated Houston. We worry about paying for heating oil and transportation this winter amidst growing disruptions of the far flung empire on which our transportation network depends. Even our President has uttered a once unthinkable thought, that we conserve and that Federal employees consider car pooling or public transit.