[Homestead] Making city-imcompatible cars compatible

Gene GeRue genegerue at ruralize.com
Wed Sep 8 11:24:41 EDT 2004


>The comparison of design and architecture with language may be useful, but 
>is metaphorical, not literal. And language only begins with grammar. It is 
>one thing to speak or write correctly, another to do so with meaning and 
>feeling. The Media Lab's car will need some rhetoric, some prosody, 
>perhaps even some poetry to become more than an academic exercise.

Smaller, smarter, non-polluting cars are a big step forward. Apparently, 
even MIT thinking is stuck in the old transportation corridors. The 
ultimate city people-mover system will use no roads, no parking spaces, no 
multi-story garages, all of which space has better uses.





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