Skip to comments.Study Indicates That America's Driving Boom is Over
Posted on 05/15/2013 1:53:10 PM PDT by cicero2k
The "driving boom is over," or so says a new study of American attitudes toward the automobile.
After decades of adding more cars to their household fleet while moving further and further out into the suburbs, Americans are waiting longer to get licensed, driving less and increasingly turning to alternatives such as mass transit or car-sharing programs, according to a new study by the U.S. Public Research Interest Group, or PIRG.
Sure. Getting on the Agenda-21 bandwagon, moving into cities (like DestroyIt), joining ICLEI, and going for One World Government....
Driving less has nothing to do with suddenly going mother-Earth and everything to do with expense. Cars are expensive and gas is outrageous. Cash for Clunkers did what it was designed to do and took most of the inexpensive starter cars off the market. My Marauder costs $12-15 to take into town. I bought a VW TDI, which gets 40mpg and performs like a V8. But I watch how much I drive.
It is the liberal dream to force everyone onto public transportation and move everyone into apartments in the inner city. (BTW, they’d still keep their estates and drive their BMW supper cars.)
When I went to the U of Mn every student was hit with a fee that went to MPIRG - the Minnesota branch of PIRG. A totally liberal piece of garbage.
There was a process you could follow to get that money back. I used it every single year I went there.
Owning a car is getting out of reach for many people with taxes, inspections, mandatory insurances, high gas prices.
All brought to us by leftist puppets.
there is nothing that still does not amaze us...
planning a big cross country trip this summer...
PIRG....What, pray tell, is that?
cash for clunkers makes sure that cars that can be monitored are on the roads. Took out an entire generation of cars.
Oh, boy. A date with Mary. On the bus.
This comes from a group (PIRG) with a public transit agenda. Get the facts before trusting a single word.
On of thousands of liberal groups pushing the liberal agenda.
They have zero credibility in my mind.
You don’t have a car in Texas you don’t get around.
My VW TDI has a dye pack in the fuel line and a color sensor. It will report if I used untaxed fuel. The fine is $10,000. If the dealer fails to report me they also get fined $10,000.
Post the alternative facts then.
How does it report? And to whom?
Jeez!...Big brother in your gas tank?
Just how do they keep tabs on you?
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