Traffic! (was Re: [Novalug] What makes you think you are in the 21st Century?)
kkauffman at headfog.com
Fri Mar 2 11:07:53 EST 2007
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"If you can dodge a car, you can dodge a ball."
- - Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004) .... Patches O'Houlihan
jerry w wrote:
> I *may* be getting there tomorrow am by MetroAccess with a wheelchair
> (broken toe, *not* a good story)...
> Sorry to spoil the surprise ;-}
> Crossing Rt1 in Mount Vernon doesn't sound much different than crossing
> Rt 7.
> May I suggest CiCis after as that is what I guessed to advance 24 hr
> reserve ?
> btw, my packets come from Mt. Vernon, VA area, the *other*
> underdeveloped 3rd world...
> where a hand cranked OLPC would be nice as well, so as not to leave
> this graying 'no child left behind'...
> On 3/2/07, gregory pryzby <greg at pryzby.org> wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 02, 2007 at 01:52:28AM -0500, John Franklin wrote:
>> > Hear hear! My packets may make the commute from Sterling to
>> > Blacksburg and back effortlessly, but in order to get a gallon of
>> > milk or a can of beans I have to drive across the street. (No way am
>> > I going to try to cross Rt 7 on foot.) I am often disappointed in
>> > our society because it all but requires you own a car.
>> Where you choose to live determines your need for a car. I have
>> friends who live in DC, NYC and SF and don't have cars. They use
>> public transportation and some commute outside of the city.
>> City living is possible w/o a car.
>> I could make life choices that allow me to live in Reston w/o a car
>> also. I walk/bike to the store on 'nice' days already. I use to
>> bike/walk to work (when I worked outside the house). I have taken the
>> bus to DC and other locations.
>> However, I choose the luxury of owning a car so I can travel on my
>> schedule and get where I need quickly.
>> greg pryzby greg at pryzby dot org
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