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Tom Hopper

Excellent point about the "narrative fallacy." I see this all the time in print news, and am often left wondering if there was information edited out of the article.

Having lived in both automobile-dependent areas (especially metro-Detroit) and areas with good public transportation (parts of Europe), I would suspect that good public transportation and getting around by foot are positively correlated by sharing common causal factors, such as density of shops and other "destinations." This is similar to your previous speculation about the relationship between Alzheimer's and certain proteins obtained by spinal tap.

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