Zero Vehicle Driving Rates

Blog Post | Metropolitan Infrastructure Initiative

Cars Remain King and Barrier to Economic Opportunity

October 23, 2014, Adie Tomer and Joseph Kane

While more Americans are relying on alternative modes to get to work every day, cars still define most commutes. Over time, these high driving rates not only reflect a built environment that continues to promote vehicle usage—despite recent shifts toward city living and job clustering—but also call into question how well our transportation networks offer access to economic opportunity for all workers.

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