27 Oct '11, 12pm

New data confirm European transportation habits are much greener than those in US cities

New data confirm European transportation habits are much greener than those in US cities

It is no secret that the United States is one of the most car-dependent cultures in the world. In data from 17 countries published by The National Geographic Society in 2009, only five percent of Americans surveyed used public transportation daily, and only seven percent reported taking public transportation at least once a week. 61 percent of Americans reported that they never use public transportation. Internationally, however, 25 percent of respondents reported using public transportation daily, and 41 percent reported using it at least once a week. In both cases the international sample was five times or more as likely to use transit as Americans. Even Canadians are more than twice as likely to report weekly or more transit usage than Americans; Russians are over ten times more likely. In another part of the study, Americans were found to walk or bicycle regularly only...

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