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Old 12-04-2007, 03:05 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Unhappy Living with Expensive Gasoline

Today it's December 4th, 2007 and while this should be the time of year where gasoline prices are at their lowest, a litre of the stuff here in Winnipeg Canada sells for $1.069 ($4.06/gallon) at many locations.

Last summer in Regina, a city just 590 kilometres west from Winnipeg, gasoline reached a new record of $1.279 per litre ($4.86/gallon). One can only imagine what it will be like this summer.

With prices like these, driving any automobile, whether big or small is truly a luxury experience. Yet I still see SUVs roaming the streets and there appears to be even more vehicular traffic on the road, more than ever.

Do you believe that people will always maintain the commuting way of life, no matter how expensive it becomes? Why is living without an oil-consuming automobile become such a difficult experience for a modern city dweller?

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