Local historian Brian Henley blogs today about gasoline rationing as reported in the Hamilton Spectator in 1941. Three key ingredients to a more sustainable future are contained within the full article, including, trading the car for bicycles, driving slower to cut fuel consumption, and electric vehicles, apparently an old and efficient technology. It's too bad that there isn't the same recognition of our need to change how we get around today. Check out the entire blog post with more photos at http://henleyshamilton1.wordpress.com/2013/01/26/summer-of-1941-gasoline-rationing-begins/
The Hamilton Spectator. July 24, 1941.