Public transportation, parking, and the gas tax in the media

In the past 24 hours I've run into two Freakonomics podcasts and one beautiful commercial that effectively describes some complex elements of transportation economics and significance.

Parking Is HellThere's no such thing as a free parking spot. Somebody has to pay for it — and that somebody is everybody.

The Downside of More Miles Per GallonThe gas tax doesn’t work well, and it’s only going to get worse. What’s next?