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5 Things You Need For Urban Navigation
Are you old enough to remember using paper maps to find your way around town? I am. When I had an address to find, I unfolded my map, found the street name in the list of streets, found the corresponding grids through which the street ran, figured out where the address was, decided which way to get there, memorized it, and drove there.
Nowadays, people just get out their phones and say, “Siri, how do I get to so-and-so?” and the phone tells them, turn by turn. It’s very convenient, but in a grid-down scenario there would be a lot of lost young people out there. Most of us stick to a handful of roads, but during a disaster you might be forced to take several detours, possibly on foot. Here’s a list of things you need in case that ever happens.