Art Hobson: Car trouble in Northwest Arkansas

Region’s reliance on automobiles harmful, not sustainable

Posted: May 16, 2017 at 1 a.m.

How to capture the sorry state of our transportation? There are many good books, with solutions -- James Kunstler's classic "The Geography of Nowhere"; Jane Holtz Kay's "Asphalt Nation"; Katie Alvord's "Divorce Your Car!"; and Alex Marshall's "How Cities Work." Our bad transportation habits have become so embedded in infrastructure and culture that it's difficult to imagine extricating ourselves, but try we must.

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