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Do Androids Dream of Electric Cars?

Public Transit in the Age of Google, Uber, and Elon Musk by Wilt, James Code: 59769 Format: Paperback / 300 pages Publication date: 01/12/2020 Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020 Price: AU $34.99

Public transportation is in crisis. Through an assessment of the history of automobility in North America, the "three revolutions" in automotive transportation, as well as the current work of committed people advocating for a different way forward, James Wilt imagines what public transit should look like in order to be green and equitable. Wilt considers environment and climate change, economic and racial inequality, urban density, accessibility and safety, work and labour unions, privacy and control of personal data, as well as the importance of public and democratic decision-making.

Based on interviews wity more than forty experts, including community activists, academics, transit planners, authors, and journalists, Do Androids Dream of Electric Cars? explores our ability to exert power over how cities are built and for whom.

Format: Paperback
Pages: 300
Availability: Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: December 2020
Publisher: BETWEEN THE LINES
Publication date: 01/12/2020
Country of publication: CANADA
Weight: 0 g
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Code: 59769

 James Wilt is a freelance journalist based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He regularly contributes to The Narwhal, and has also written for VICE Canada, National Observer, CBC Calgary, Alberta Oil, Canadian Dimension and Briarpatch.