Items for January 2020

No Cars in Downtown San Francisco? It's Happening.

The plan to ban private cars from Market Street—one of the city’s busiest and most dangerous downtown thoroughfares—enjoys a remarkable level of local support.

Tags: cars, cities

Cars Make Your Life More Expensive, Even If You Don't Have One

Tags: cars, economics

Collections: The Fremen Mirage, Part I: War at the Dawn of Civilization

Discussing bad historical takes through the lens of sci-fi literature.

Tags: books, history, politics

I went to see a movie, and instead I saw the future

Tags: tech, society

Photo report: Ice covers desert town of Ain Sefra — The Gateway to the Sahara, Algeria

Tags: climate, africa, photos

Vision Zero! Norwegian Capital Completely Quashes Road Deaths

Tags: cars, cities

Barcelona's car-free smart city experiment

Tags: cars, cities