From the joy of the “Just a Minute” campaign in San Francisco to the members of a colorfully named subreddit creating a digital parking lot, there’s a lot of news in The War on Cars. We hear from listeners around the country and across the Atlantic. Is it possible to be more chill about people riding the wrong way in a bike lane? Should public transit be free? Why is it so hard to find a good bicycle with all the accessories you need for regular transportation? Plus, quick dispatches from the hosts’ trips to car-dependent parts of the United States.
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San Francisco’s “Just a Minute” campaign places cyclist safety over driver convenience. (Stephen Braitsch on Twitter)
If you live near Somerville, MA and need a great bike for regular transportation, check out Bicycle Belle.
The fundamental problems with free transit. (Alex Schieferdecker)
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This episode was recorded by Josh Wilcox at the Brooklyn Podcasting Studio and edited by Ali Lemer. Our theme music is by Nathaniel Goodyear. Our logo was designed by Dani Finkel of Crucial D. Easter egg via Treyton Zary.