Post-spill, are we ready to give up driving? As a nation, we cannot use our history of sprawl and transit underfunding to justify continued car overdependence. And those who can afford to drive less, should.
Imagine roads with 10 percent less traffic; imagine accident reports that are 10 percent lower; imagine having to take the car in for service 10 percent less often.
A multiplicity of factors are in play that for the first time will begin to end the oil cabal's long and painful hegemony over our lives.