drunk driving

America's Driving Problem with Drinking

America's Driving Problem with Drinking

The United States has four times as many people as the UK but has twenty times as many fatalities related to drunk driving. I follow up my discussion of bars and parking with this data exploration of drinking, driving, and DUI's with some unexpected and interesting results. 

Zoning for Bars

Zoning for Bars

Drunk driving is a behavior on which we spend a lot of effort discouraging and yet somehow largely ignore the importance of design. This article asks whether America has a drinking problem or a driving problem? What's worse yet, is that through things like minimum parking requirements and zoning we are virtually coding a problem into existence.