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Kill Your Car

Cars are doing us more harm than good. Cars pollute the air and water. They clutter up the land with roadways and parking lots. Cars encourage not just the burning of fossil fuels, but drilling, too, resulting in significant ecological degradation. Cars fill our neighborhoods

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Links Against SUVs

unnecessarily large, carrying extra weight, burning extra gasoline, and creating extra pollution when smaller, more efficient vehicles would do the job just as well.

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Bicycles, Car: What's The Problem Here?

Take a close look at this picture. How many people are riding the bicycles? How much space do they take up? What is the density of bicycles per unit area on the road? How much space does the person driving the car take up? What

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Car Free Day Is Coming This Week

First, try to reduce or eliminate your use of a car that day. Second, consider what local, state and federal government actions could take place to make it easier for you to live without using a car every day – and take a step to support those actions.

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Cash For Clunkers Was A Clinker

What we need is not emergency CPR for America’s car economy, but true transportation reform to establish post-car methods of environmentally sensible and economically affordable ways of getting around.

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John Ensign's Great Mission In the Senate

Senator John Ensign needs to stay in the Senate to help push through his legislation enabling the Las Vegas Motor Speedway can build a new parking lot. This is where Ensign’s two great legislative agendas come together. That parking lot sure would keep those 115 acres of land managed, and it would help to encourage more people to get out on the road and burn some gasoline. The Las Vegas Motor Speedway would do its fair share, of course, by running race cars at highly inefficient speeds, spewing greenhouse gases all the more, helping to preserve the 20th century way of life, and staving off any efforts to deal with global warming.

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Too Big To Fail Moves To China

GM management says not to worry, because some of the profits from the sale of cheap cars made in foreign countries by workers who don’t have full labor rights in factories that don’t meet environmental standards will come back to the United States, to GM executives. A little of that money, then, will trickle down all over the rest of us.

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