Car Use, Public Transit, and Biking Trends Compared in 100 Largest U.S. Cities

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The U.S. Public Interest Research Group (U.S.PIRG) recently released a study detailing travel trends in urban areas. Based on the most recent available government data, they found that people in urban areas are driving less, and using bikes and public transit more. Their news release (http://uspirg.org/news/usp/study-shows-driving-decline-america's-cities) describes the study in greater detail and provides to download both this and a prior study on some of the implications of a national decline in driving.