Monday, March 4, 2013

Litman explains why cars suck in a way that urban planners can understand

3 Charts That Explain Why You Spend So Much on Transportation - Eric Jaffe - The Atlantic Cities: "Because it evaluates transport system performance based primarily on travel speeds, conventional planning favor faster but more costly transport modes, such as automobile travel over slower but more affordable modes such as walking, cycling and public transit. This tends to create automobile dependent transport systems which increases total costs."