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* [http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/murder-machines/ Murder Machines: Why Cars Will Kill 30,000 Americans This Year]
 
* [http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/murder-machines/ Murder Machines: Why Cars Will Kill 30,000 Americans This Year]
 
: Over the past hundred years, as automobiles have been woven into the fabric of our daily lives, our legal system has undermined public safety, and we’ve been collectively trained to think of these deaths as unavoidable “accidents” or acts of God. Today, despite the efforts of major public-health agencies and grassroots safety campaigns, few are aware that car crashes are the number one cause of death for Americans under 35.
 
: Over the past hundred years, as automobiles have been woven into the fabric of our daily lives, our legal system has undermined public safety, and we’ve been collectively trained to think of these deaths as unavoidable “accidents” or acts of God. Today, despite the efforts of major public-health agencies and grassroots safety campaigns, few are aware that car crashes are the number one cause of death for Americans under 35.
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* [http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/10/19/us-norway-environment-oslo-idUSKCN0SD1GI20151019 Oslo aims to make city center car-free within four years.]
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: "We want to make it better for pedestrians, cyclists. It will be better for shops and everyone."
  
 
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Revision as of 15:34, 21 October 2015

Ceux Chevaux: Parked on NW Broadway and Davis.

Despite their contribution to untold roadway carnage, resource wars, endless sprawl, consumer dystopia (big box stores, strip malls, parking lots, fast food "restaurants," etc.) road rage, and so many other cultural catastrophes, private motor vehicles remain the dominant transportation mode in Portland, Oregon.

Autopoetic

cars rock a lot.
now if only more ran on e85...
using cellulosic ethanol...
some run on biodiesel
there are even electric cars now!
- by Michael

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Drivers Not Wanted

Over the past hundred years, as automobiles have been woven into the fabric of our daily lives, our legal system has undermined public safety, and we’ve been collectively trained to think of these deaths as unavoidable “accidents” or acts of God. Today, despite the efforts of major public-health agencies and grassroots safety campaigns, few are aware that car crashes are the number one cause of death for Americans under 35.
"We want to make it better for pedestrians, cyclists. It will be better for shops and everyone."

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