Sorry it's been so long. Here are a few recent links about the "surging" price of a gallon of gasoline, and the plunging economy.
Our free ride comes to a close:
In this post at about 1:11:00 or so, Tom Radulovich discusses the work of Livable City and the giveway of public land to the Lennar Corporation so that it can build suburban-style condominium tracts in the southeast sector of San Francisco.
Enjoy your summer reading, because you are probably not going on a road trip!