Is Nissan encouraging reckless driving?

I don’t watch a lot of TV but I did happen to be watching the news the other night to see what coverage there was of the EMU launch when an ad from Nissan came on. Traditionally we’re used to car commercials existing in a sort of alternative reality where not a single other car is on the road to get in the way.…
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Multi-modal cars?

Often forgotten in the argument about cars vs public transport (and walking/cycling) is that many people are prepared to be quite multi-modal. Many people who use PT also own a car (or at least have access to one) and will use what is what is the most rational and convenient mode of transport for them for their specific trips.…
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Marketing the Dream, not the reality

Cars are extremely useful devices for getting around, they are generally comfortable, they can carry all of your crap (depending on the size of them), they provide personal space, driving can even be quite fun but perhaps most importantly they leave when you want and they go where you want which helps to give us more choice in how we get around.…
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God created transit

A great little “commercial” from the folks at Next City that poignantly illustrates the value of good transit to everyday peoples lives.Next City made the above video in response to the Dodge Ram superbowl commercial, which the felt conflated car ownership with good old fashioned hard working salt of the earth types.…
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