"Examining cities in other countries can be most productive, especially once the euphoria of visiting these cities has worn off through repeated visits. One discovers that heavy automobile traffic, inadequate parking and polluted air are problems as common in Spanish cities as those in America, and after three visits to this country over the past 12 years, one discerns a marked deterioration in the quality of urban life resulting from the steel monster of this century--the automobile.
Smolski, Chester, "Europe, Too, Feels the Auto Congestion" (1980). Smolski Texts. 89.