Bike-to-Work-Month is an opportunity to envision the post-car future. The reign of the auto is not inevitable, and it is likely not permanent.
Many places that have experimented with privatization have found that public services are actually more cost-efficient in the long run.
Shamus Cooke is a social service worker, trade unionist and writer for Workers Action (www.workerscompass.org). He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.