Has America's love for cars gone downhill?

Has America's love for cars gone downhill?

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Wed, 04/02/2014 - 10:02am

Written by BRUCE KENNEDY via CBS MONEYWATCH

A series of reports and studies are painting an intriguing picture of the future of transportation in the U.S. -- one that involves a possible shift away from cars.

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) said in March that Americans took 10.7 billion trips on public transportation last year, the highest annual figure for public transit ridership in 57 years. And while the number of vehicle miles traveled on the nation's roads was up 0.3 percent in 2013, public transportation use during the same time period increased by 1.1 percent.

View the full article here. Colleen Callahan, deputy director of the Luskin Center, is quoted. 

 

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A series of reports and studies are painting an intriguing picture of the future of transportation in the U.S. -- one that involves a possible shift away from cars.

Written by BRUCE KENNEDY via CBS MONEYWATCH

A series of reports and studies are painting an intriguing picture of the future of transportation in the U.S. -- one that involves a possible shift away from cars.