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The Planet, Winter 1998, The Car Issue



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Publication Date

Winter 1998


Western Washington University. Associated Students; Huxley College of the Environment; Huxley College of Environmental Studies

Editor in Chief

Derek Reibert


Western Washington University


Bellingham, WA

Production Staff

Managing Editor: Anita White; Graphic Designers: Ryan Hooser, Derek Reibert, Anita White; Writers: Gabriel Cruden, Juniper Garver-Hume, Marnie Jackson, Andrew Malcomb, Riley Morton, Ben Sanders, Heather Spaulding, Margo Wixsom; Business Manager: Teari Brown

Photography Editor

Ryan Hooser


John Miles

Publisher (Digital Object)

Resources made available by The Planet and Special Collections, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.

Table of Contents

Southern Exposure by Juniper Garver-Hume, page 5

Confessions of an Auto Addict by Marnie Jackson, page 8

Taking It to the Street by Riley Morton, page 10

We Have Your Number by Gabriel Cruden, page 13

Traffic Calming in Bellingham by Ben Sanders, page 14

The Full Pollution Package, page 16

Car Art by Margo Wixom, page 18

The Continuing Quest for Cleaner Cars by Ryan Hooser, page 22

Measuring Freedom by the Mile by Andrew Malcomb, page 24

The Story behind the Statistics by Heather Spaulding, page 27

Seattle is Railing for Traffic Solutions by Miriam McCallum, page 28




Publication at Western Washington University

Geographic Coverage

Washington (State)


Environmental Sciences | Higher Education | Journalism Studies


Student publication, Ecology, Environmental Studies

Document Type


Subject-Topical (LCSH)

Human ecology – Washington (State)—Periodicals; Ecology—Washington (State) – Periodicals; Western Washington University--Students--Periodicals and Huxley College of the Environment -- Students --Periodicals.

Subject-Names (LCNAF)

Western Washington University; Huxley College of the Environment.


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The Planet, 1998, Winter

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