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MOVING OFF THE ROAD

After sixty years of almost constant increases in the annual number of miles Americans drive, since 2004 Americans have decreased their driving per-capita for eight years in a row. Driving miles per person are down especially sharply among Millennials, America’s largest generation that will increasingly dominate national transportation trends.

New Report Shows Connecticut Residents Are Driving Less

Today, ConnPIRG is releasing a report showing Connecticut residents are driving less.  This decline is part of a national trend driven in large part by young people.  Check out our report here

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TRANSPORTATION BILL IS A STEP BACKWARDS

Statement by Phineas BaxandallConnPIRG’s Senior Transportation Analyst, regarding the final Federal Transportation Bill as released today. The nation has been without a new transportation bill since the 2005 law expired in September 2009 and has been subject to nine temporary extensions.

Yesterday we released a new report, Transportation and the New Generation: Why Young People are Driving Less and What it Means for Transportation Policy, that shows that young people in particular are decreasing the amount they drive and increasing their use of transportation alternatives.

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Transportation and the New Generation

From World War II until just a few years ago, the number of miles driven annually on America’s roads steadily increased. Then, at the turn of the century, something changed: Americans began driving less. By 2011, the average American was driving 6 percent fewer miles per year than in 2004. The trend away from driving has been led by young people.

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21st Century Transportation Project Packet

Download this resource for everything you need to know to organize the transit campaign on your campus this spring.

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21st Century Transportation

From high speed rail to mass transit, it’s time for us to get on the right track. Americans all want a safe, clean transportation system that lets us all get where we need to go – but our current system just isn’t working.

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