Car Culture

Feature
February 1, 2010, 9am PST
Planetizen talks with Anne Lutz Fernandez, author of the new book <em>Carjacked: The Culture of the Automobile and Its Effect on Our Lives,</em> about how Americans feel about their cars, the Starbucks Effect, and the built environment.
Tim Halbur
May 28, 2009, 6am PDT
Empty swimming pools and deserted roadside motels feature prominently in <em>No Lifeguard on Duty,</em> a new book of photographs.
GOOD Magazine
May 6, 2009, 2pm PDT
Nate Silver, the baseball stats guy turned election predictor, takes a look at the statistics showing that Americans are driving less.
Esquire
July 29, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>The Futurama exhibit at the 1939 World's Fair excited an entire generation about suburbia. At a meeting of the Citistates Group, policy wonks wondered whether it's possible to create a new vision of a Carbon-Free Futurama.</p>
California Planning & Development Report
July 9, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>Southern Californians, facing some of the worst gas prices in the country, are experimenting with taking public transit, as these personal stories from the Los Angeles Times attest.</p>
The Los Angeles Times
April 6, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>A new 30-second television commercial from State Farm insurance suggests that commuting to work by bike is humiliating. But is the ad sending a more subversive message?</p>
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