Monday, January 29, 2007

More myths

Myths are going pop everywhere at the moment. From the Washington Post, 5 Myths About Suburbia and Our Car-Happy Culture

1.Americans are addicted to driving.
2.Public transit can reduce traffic congestion.
3.We can cut air pollution only if we stop driving.
4.We're paving over America.
5.We can't deal with global warming unless we stop driving.
Regarding Point 4 and thinking only of bitumen, according to The Independent, usually a source of environmental hysteria, roads takes up less than 1 per cent of the UK's surface area.

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