Robert Oulette, guest writing on is cycling around Scandinavia at the moment and has written an interesting reflection on the things Toronto seems to be doing bass-ackward.

But the Fox News world of low taxes and Republican values has found its way north to an economy in global warming and peak oil denial. The new mayor’s first major decision to abandon eight years of transit planning ending what he calls ‘the war on cars’ is one more assault on good governance, sustainability, and egalitarian social values brought to you by the new world order.

A New “Lost Generation” Cycles Across Scandinavia To Understand North America : TreeHugger.