Re: Coho & Makin' Dough --> Sustainability?
From: areinert (
Date: Thu, 2 Mar 95 01:44 CST

On Thu, 2 Mar 1995 Mmariner [at] wrote:

> Assumption:  Most folks interested in cohousing care about the environment
> and want their lifestyle to be as sustainable as possible.  Yet many coho
> sites are out in the suburbs where at least some of the residents have to
> commute.  Bad, bad -- not very sustainable, right?  I mean if you're burning
> up a few swimming pools full of gasoline every year just to get to/from work,
> isn't that more than a little grotesque? <said with a *grin*, not a
> holier-than-thou look!>

Not quite answering the question, but here lots of people work part time, 
and/or partly from home, and many commute by ferry; ferry + bike, to Seattle.
Don't know what the fossil-fuel/commuter-day ratio vs cars is though; 
might not be any better.


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