Thursday, May 08, 2008
Europeans turning backs on cars / Astronomical fuel prices stoke use of public transportation, bikes
Europeans turning backs on cars / Astronomical fuel prices stoke use of public transportation, bikes: "The sticker shock at the pump that is now sending Americans reeling has long been a fact of life in Europe, where many countries like France and Britain add on hefty government tariffs. And while the recent hike in oil prices has been felt here as well, many Europeans have long been able to adapt, opting for public transportation and bikes and for smaller, more fuel-efficient cars than their U.S. counterparts, experts say."
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Posted by teckron at 9:57 AM