Transit, energy efficiency, yuppies

Is this post from the Freakonomics blog pretending to be more clever than it really is? Yes. Does it employ an annoying, I’m-pissing-off-both-sides-I-must-be-such-an-impish-devil angle? Yes. Must it die? Yes. Its conceit is that, measured in terms of how much energy it takes to move a human body a given amount of space, public transit—especially buses—is Continue reading Transit, energy efficiency, yuppies