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Feds Promise Policy Parity For Pedestrians, Cyclists & Motorists

In what amounts to a sea change for the Department of Transportation, the automobile will no longer be the prime consideration in federal transportation planning. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says the needs of pedestrians and cyclists will be considered along with those of motorists, and he makes it clear that walking and riding are “an important component for livable communities.” Continue reading

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The French Theorist Meme

In the introduction to Free Culture, Lawrence Lessig makes this caveat about the scope and style of his project: My method is not the usual method of an academic. I don’t want to plunge you into a complex argument, buttressed … Continue reading

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Getting Quiet Cars To Make Some Noise

I’ve heard several media stories about the problem of how blind people can hear hybrid cars on the street, and I’ve had one or two close calls while crossing the street in front of my house. This story by Rebecca … Continue reading

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