[Chat] It's worth a try
jberlin at bcpl.net
Thu May 10 20:03:54 EDT 2007
In the meantime?????
On May 9, 2007, at 2:26 PM, SLG2700 at cs.com wrote:
> The only thing that will work is for us to stop using our cars.
> Switch to public transportation. If we had supported Jimmy Carter
> when he wanted to improve nationwide mass transportation in the late
> '70's (one of the reasons Reagan got elected with the help of the
> automobile and oil contributions) we would not be in the predicament
> we are now.
> I have been using mass transportation and my feet since the first of
> the year and it is perfectly doable. If we all did that the powers
> that be would notice and things would change. But as long as
> Americans continue their obsession with living in the suburbs and
> shopping at malls with franchises, we will continue to be at the mercy
> of the oil, gas and automobile manufacturers.
> I am thinking of starting a group to promote leaving our cars behind
> with an emphasis on pedestrian safety. Does anyone know of an effort
> that exists already?
> Sharon L. Guida
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> Baltimore, MD 21218
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