Paul M. Davis

Paul M. Davis is the science, tech, and Civicsystems editor for Shareable, and an Austin-based writer fascinated with the new independent media, online publishing, sustainable tech, and gov 2.0. His work has appeared in the SF Weekly, Utne Reader's Alt Wire, the AV Club, Punk Planet, the Santa Cruz Weekly, and DEMO Magazine. Articles, essays, music, and fiction can be found at

The iPhone is the new Prius

Ditch the car and get a bike, a transit farecard, and a smartphone.Photo: NoktonCross-posted from Shareable. Two years ago, my California driver’s license expired. Living in Chicago at the time, where the smart resident uses bikes or public transit to …