Even though gas prices are dropping there is no reason to believe that will last. It seems to be an election time ploy in most 4 year cycles that gas prices drop. Don't know why, don't know how-just seems to be that way.
Those of us who know that energy efficiency is the 'fifth fuel' as noted by Thomas Friedman in his book, ' Hot, Flat, and Crowded' realize that the days are coming when we will walk to work in our fancy pantsuits, and ride our bikes along well-worn trails in a tuxedo.
Imagination and innovation go hand in hand in this venture. When transportation needs take up over 30 per cent of American fuel requirements- it is time to understand that we must find other ways to get to work, the grocery and the bar besides driving our big gas hogs -
With the bad news of the enormous losses our auto industry is taking there is no faster time than the present or even yesterday to get on the pogo stick and make alternative transportation a main priority -everywhere.