Gas Shortage Shows Need For Redundancy

Phoenix's gasoline shortage is making life intolerable for drivers and making mass transit a necessity.
September 2, 2003, 2pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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The collapse of New York's subways in the recent blackout suggests to some that an auto-oriented city is better equipped to deal with disaster. But in Phoenix, a gasoline shortage caused by a pipeline rupture is bringing drivers to their knees and showing Phoenix residents that just as cities need buses as a back up in case a subway system fails, they also need public transit to back up cars and highways.

Thanks to Michael Lewyn

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Published on Wednesday, August 27, 2003 in The Philadelphia Inquirer
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