Government forum in Germany points to efforts by big cities to stamp out cars

Government forum in Germany points to efforts by big cities to stamp out cars
In this photo taken Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, Heidi Lappetito glances toward traffic overtaking her as she pedals her cargo bike while making a delivery of frozen salmon in Port Townsend, Wash. Nearly all deliveries of the wild Pacific salmon the Cape Cleare Fishery makes to its local customers is done by cargo bikes hauling loads of up to 180 pounds, about five miles into town. People in the Pacific Northwest are pushing the limits of what they can carry using so-called cargo bikes, shuttling children, groceries, fish and kegs of beer. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

John Carlson covers the latest political effort by major metropolitan elected officials to rid their cities of cars, an effort anyone around Seattle is all-too-familiar with experiencing.