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Apathy, incompetence, and inattention on our roads — Part 2

It’s clear we have a problem.  What’s the solution?  In a word, complicated. Part of the problem, of course, is that over the last 50-60 years, we built a massively car-dependent country and culture, and that wasn’t an accident: Through … Continue reading

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Apathy and inattention on our roads — Part 1

“There’s an open secret in America: If you want to kill someone, do it with a car.” If you’re not outraged, you’re not paying attention (and if you’re not paying attention, you shouldn’t be driving). This affects all of us. Continue reading

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Toys that don’t reinforce the car culture

Sir loves his “things that go,” and he has no lack of toy cars, including construction equipment and tractors.  It’s fun to watch his play continue to be more creative, but something is missing from his collection — toy bicycles. … Continue reading

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