Public Transit Needs A "Turd Blossom"


NPR humorist Brian Unger has a semi-serious solution to the nation's oil crisis — let's put Karl "Turd Blossom" Rove on the case. Unger thinks what many already believe, what the nation needs is a "Manhattan Project" for mass transit. The plan is for us to be able to leave work-and-back commuting to the trains, planes and buses. As long as we still get to have our cars on the weekends for fun — k, Brian?

Reaching My Petroleum Tipping Point [Podcast @ NPR]
Drivers switch to public transit [USA Today]

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