Kicking the Auto Habit

Barnes, Peter
December 1973
New Republic;12/15/73, Vol. 169 Issue 24, p13
Focuses on the lack of mass transit in Los Angeles, California. Restrictions put by the government on gasoline quotas and freeway speed limits; Prevalence of air pollution and smog which create traffic problems; Criticism of the Southern California Rapid Transit District, which operates 1500 buses; Discussion of the Angelenos' intense psychological attachment to the automobile.


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