Mobility and Space in the Dispersed City

Mobility requires infrastructures. Movement within urban and rural habitats involves constant supply of energy and maintenance to motorized automobiles. Data from the book The Urban Political Economy and Ecology of Automobility: Driving Cities, Driving Inequality, Driving Politics tells us that in 1960 the motor vehicle industry manufactured 16.5 million units, 29.4 million in 1970, and 48.6 million in 1990. During…