27 Mar '12, 11am

Americans are driving less and less: Time to think about new transportation policy?

Americans are driving less and less: Time to think about new transportation policy?

Cars -- who needs 'em? (Photo by André-Pierre Bodson.) Cross-posted from Sightline Daily . In a story about the decline of youth car culture , The New York Times quotes an advertising exec on the feelings of today’s youth toward the auto: “They think of a car as a giant bummer,” said Mr. Martin. “Think about your dashboard. It’s filled with nothing but bad news.” True dat. I’m not young anymore, but looking at my gas gauge is one of the biggest downers of my day. Though as I’ve argued before , a big part of waning interest in cars among young people stems from economics rather than cultural shifts: Gas and cars are expensive, youth unemployment is high, and young peoples’ wages are down. And besides, new licensing laws have made it more difficult and costly for many teens to get a license, while making driving a lot less appealing. (When I was 16, the lure of cruising arou...

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