THINK: Ridesharing

This article on FastCoExist’s website tells us that 2013 will be the year of ride sharing. “With a growing population, the pressure to find new ways to reduce traffic, gas consumption, and carbon emissions is only going to intensify. As our planet becomes more urban, our cities need to get smarter. Sharing vehicles is not only going to be a fun and convenient way of traveling in the future, it’s going to become a necessity.”

The article outlines trends in our current milieu that conspire to create the ideal situation in which to move towards collective transportation.

How can we utilize the resources of our time and culture to be more aware and efficient in our use of transportation? How can we use abundant resources that don’t drain our world of its life and vigor in order to cut down on the use of those that do?

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