Posts Tagged ‘car’

For Whom the Road Tolls

July 7, 2009


Our dependence on cars is primitive. We have 3 million rich, technological people living together in Toronto who can’t build themselves more than two measly subway lines. On the grand scale of civilizations that’s pretty pathetic. European cities, subways all over the place, damn subway can drop you off in your own basement.
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Cycling in Toronto

June 11, 2009


I bike past a sign on my way home from work that says “traffic must yield to pedestrians”. It’s good to know the city is asking drivers to brake when people are walking in front of their cars. All we need now is for the municipality to educate the public with signs saying: “motorists not allowed to kill cyclists”. (more…)

Parking a Car in the City.

April 19, 2009


How to avoid getting tickets, following these simple tricks will keep you safe from the yellow menace:

1) Poop all over your windshield. (more…)

War, a cause worth fighting for.

February 9, 2009

If you’re not Canadian, I’m sure you have a similar campaign in your western nation you can relate to. Proud Canadians put yellow ribbons on their vehicles proclaiming: Support our Troops. Which, of course, really means support the war (more…)

Pedestrian

December 24, 2008

Good way to get people out of their cars; make it easier to be a pedestrian. I went shopping for some gifts today, needed to hit a mall and home depot. I don’t own a car, so i can only get there by transit and risk my life going from one store to the other (more…)

Biofuels are Bullshit

December 13, 2008


It’s pretty simple, mankind is already straining our farmland to grow enough food to feed everyone. People are still starving, food costs continue to rise. Mankind is also extremely dependent on fuel. Other than maybe air and water, i can’t think of something humans consume more of than food and fuel. Filling cars with biofuels would basically group our two most demanded commodities onto one production source. Its preposterous. (more…)

Gas, A Good One

November 20, 2008

Here’s a good trick. Price of oil has potential to go up; gas prices immediately go up by a larger percentage. . . but. . . .oil prices go down in reality, gas prices very slowly and reluctantly go down by a smaller percentage. (more…)