Tube Times Index

  1. Number of car manufacturers in China today: 122
  2. Number of car manufacturers in U.S. in 1908: =241
  3. Number of major car manufacturers headquartered in the U.S. today: 4
  4. Average price in CA of a gallon of gas (in 1995 dollars) in 1978: $1.37
  5. Average price in CA of a gallon of gas (in 1995 dollars) in 1998: $1.07
  6. Number of systems threatened by the Y2K bug that could potentially affect major transportation systems on January 1, 2000: Anybody's guess.
  7. Affect any disruptions will have on your ability to ride a bicycle on that day, even if you have a cyclometer, alitmeter, and heart rate monitor: None.

Source for 1, 2, and 3: Seattle Times, March 10, 1998. For 4 and 5: California Energy Commision. For 6 and 7: Okay we made it up.