I agree, one line in this article stood out to me:The only way we can support a sustainable infrastructure is by building more public transportation. I suggest we put toll roads in place so that we can fund such initiatives before it becomes too late and we will be in reactive mode again.
"Gas going down means freedom, even when everyone is worried about the economy," Castaneda said as he filled his 1995 Oldsmobile 88 to drive 125 miles to Houston the other day."
There is something wrong with this country when expensive gas takes away the freedom to move around for people. Lets get some decent transit options going so we aren't tied down by our cars. Besides I bet I'm not the only one who would much rather take a high speed train to Chicago than drive or be stuffed on a plane.