The Decline Of Driving

Guest Host:

Marc Fisher
The Decline Of Driving

The cult of the car may be waning, according a new report that says Americans are driving less than they used to. We'll explore how the economy, the Internet and the rise of the Millennials are fueling the decline of driving.

The cult of the car may be waning, according a new report that says Americans are driving less than in the past. After 60 years of steady growth in the number of "vehicle miles traveled," the figures turned a corner. Now we're driving fewer miles each year, not more. We'll explore how the economy, the Internet and the rise of the Millennials are fueling the decline of driving.

Guests

Ron Kirby

Director of Transportation Planning, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG)

Phineas Baxandall

Senior Analyst and Director of Transportation Programs at the United States Public Interest Research Group

Sonari Glinton

Business Reporter, NPR

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