What adjustments would Americans have to make to effectively function in an “automobile-free” society?

Imagine what would happen if, starting tomorrow, all cars were banned in the United States.

Write a paper exploring this issue. Here are some of the questions you may answer:

  • How would the elimination of the automobile affect social, cultural, and economic arrangements in American society?
  • What adjustments would Americans have to make to effectively function in an “automobile-free” society?
  • If forced, could Americans make such adjustments?
  • What would you personally have to give up and/or change about your lifestyle to live in an “automobile-free” society?
  • If you had to, could you make such adjustments?
  • Finally, in which ways, if any, do think that American society and/or you would be better off without the automobile?
  • In which ways, would society and/or you be worse off?

Paper format:

  • 4 to 6 pages of narrative.
  • You must include at least 4 references and 4 citations.
  • Use APA to format your references, citations, and layout of your paper.
  • You can include charts, figures, etc.
  • Cover page with title, course, your name.
  • 1″ margins.
  • Be sure to check your spelling and grammar.
  • Failure to have citations and references may result in a “0” for your paper.
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