Amount of Space Required to Transport People by Car, Bus, or Bicycle

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Image: Press-Office City of Müenster, Germany

And That's Just Space...

They say an image is worth a thousand words. In this case, it really is. You can write about urban planning and air pollution and traffic congestion, but the three photos above show you at a glance the difference between these three means of transportation. And space isn't everything: Cars also cost more money, pollute more, increase risks of obesity and all kinds of diseases, etc.One of our most commented on articles is something I wrote 4 years ago titled: Have You Reduced Your Dependence on Cars?

Since then, TreeHugger has gained many new readers. I'm curious to hear your stories about how you reduced your car usage. Please share them in the comments below. Thanks.

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