I found that the Google Drive client for WIndows had dog slow upload speeds compared to Sugarsync and Dropbox. It had to be the client throttling, because Picasa uploaded at high speed. I didn’t see any settings for that anywhere, though. Has this changed?
The short version: our cities are so goddamn tiny, to force you to interact with your region (HOPEFULLYONLINEHINTHINT), that if you had parking lots you’d only have room left for two office buildings, one strip mall, and five houses.