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3 Jun. 2011 Posted by Hannah Mich in cars, car-free, transportation, public transit

Car-free to Car-filled and Back to Car-free

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Although some may think our country unexpectedly turned into a car-loving nation, it was actually very strategically planned. With powerful automobile giants like GM, legislation, national security and a decline in city quality of living, cars and highways thrived and public transportation was short-handed.

14 May. 2011 Posted by Hannah Mich in automobiles, pollution, public transit, cars, highways, biking, walking

Automobiles: Our Transportation Default

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Transportation is important to our everyday lives and health, and significantly impacts the environment and city development. When gasoline-run cars were introduced in the year 1885, they opened up possibilities and the freedom to live and travel in a way unimaginable at the time. However, the use of the automobile has also created a series of problems along with it.

14 May. 2011 Posted by Hannah Mich in eco-friendly lifestyle, urban living, city living

Benefits of City Living

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Cities have this stigma of being polluted, dirty, and some environmentalists’ worst nightmare. Although cities are not perfect, they have some excellent environmentally friendly qualities that we can build upon to improve our environment and quality of life.