"It is now highly feasible to take care of everybody on Earth at a higher standard of living than any have ever known. It no longer has to be you or me. Selfishness is unnecessary. War is obsolete. It is a matter of converting our high technology from WEAPONRY to LIVINGRY."
- Buckminster Fuller (h/t Suzy Waldman)

Monday, October 8, 2007

Montreal public bicycles

Montreal, despite its steepness and iciness, is following in the footsteps of various European cities and setting up public one-way bicycle rental facilities.

Can Austin Texas be far behind? Alas, yes.

1 comment:

EliRabett said...

I like the national lab solution. Buy a zillion of the butt ugliest bikes you can find, paint them colors that make anyone seeing them want to throw up, and leave them lying around.