Tom Vanderbilt on how the iPhone and its ilk will change transportation

Tom Vanderbilt, author of Traffic: Why we drive the way we do just published iTransport, inventorying the most promising transportation apps for driving, parking, biking, transit and walking in Slate. “Transportation is civilization,” Rudyard Kipling once wrote. Today we’re more inclined to express this equation with words like mobility and accessibility, but the spirit’s the…