Monday, October 13, 2008

Private automobile dragging down the U.S.

U.S. financial system problems are a distraction from the real economy.

Billions of U.S. dollars are being borrowed and printed to save the wealthy from themselves.

While this story dominates the news. The autosprawl system continues to waste energy and public funds at an alarming rate.

The U.S. is facing a decision: continue subsidizing the auto and sprawl, or invest in public transportation.

For an example, read this on bleedingheartland.com

1 comment:

Dave Reid said...

Agreed it is time we wake up and realize the price of gas and the housing crash are both tightly connected to sprawl. Further that if we want to solve these problems the answer is compact development and mass transit.