Mission: To promote driving less so all may live more.
Recently John Vidal published an article in The Guardian entitled, “Want to cut air pollution? Get rid of your car” (Sept. 19, 2018).
The argument focuses on environmental issues—just one of many reasons to drive less. He writes the article from St. Marin’s, a beautiful island off the coast of Cornwall (UK). The air is clear and the streets are almost entirely void of cars. Vidal of course knows this is an easy achievement in a small, insular tourist town. Much harder for London, for example, where toxic levels of air pollution occur. But he also knows that “Oslo will permanently ban all cars from its city centre by 2019; Madrid will free up 500 acres of its centre by 2020; and Copenhagen, Paris, Brussels, Berlin, Mexico City, Bogotá and Kigali all have ambitious plans for permanent bans.”
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