Did you know? A bicycle is a marvel of engineering efficiency, one where an investment in 22 pounds of metal and rubber boosts the efficiency of an individual mobility by a factor of three. On my bike I estimate that I get easily 7 miles per potato. For more information view the text and data in Chapter 6 of Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization.
Article in the New York Times originally published by Josh Voorhees of Greenwire, titled "U.S. Vehicle Fleet Shrank 2% Last Year, Biggest Decline in Decades -- Report." Posted January 6, 2010.