It’s hard to imagine an electric scooter in a Judy Garland love song. More to the point, the very flexibility of today’s “micromobility” machines means that they follow rather than encourage development.
Historian Dan Albert talked about his book, Are We There Yet?, in which he chronicles the history of U.S. autos and argues against driverless cars.
I felt headed for a lifetime of scratching “94%, 94%, 94%” in tiny letters on the worn pages of a composition book.
Flirting with danger on the open road is as old as, well, motoring itself.
Early electric cars performed better in cities than internal combustion vehicles, but didn’t give riders the same illusion of freedom and masculine derring-do.