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Friday, April 23, 2010

Some interesting transportation facts and figures from national polls and studies

  • 66% of Americans say they want more transit options and 57% want to spend less time in the car.
  • In 2005, the average American living in an urban area spent 38 hours delayed in traffic.
  • Americans living in areas where they must drive spend up to 25% of their income on transportation, while those living in areas with more extensive and accessible public transit spend about 10%.
  • Transportation contributes to 28% of all US greenhouse gas emissions.

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