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Having arrived at “Back to the Future Day” you might be as disappointed as I am that there are no flying cars or hoverboards buzzing around. Either mode would shave time off commuting, vacation trips and even everyday errands. But for now, we still need roads.
For most motorists, getting around is, if anything, increasingly difficult as more cars and trucks hit the highways and the national asphalt infrastructure struggles to keep up. After writing about the auto industry and road-testing cars for 18 years I feel like I am running out of clever, subtle ways to avoid the misery of traffic jams while finding good, scenic and challenging stretches of pavement where high-performance machines can stretch their legs. Continue reading Where’s My Flying Car? ‘Back to the Future Day’ Holds Disappointment, Promise