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New American Transit

New American Transit young Americans shift away from a car-driven culture "There's a cultural change taking place... younger consumers are viewing an automobile with a jaundiced eye. They don't view the car the way their parents did & they don't have the money that their parents did." - John Casesa auto industry veteran Bro oYo dYo cYo cYo dvo The average annual number of vehicle miles traveled 16 to 34-year-olds decreased by 2001 23% BEE B888. 7,900 miles per capita 2009 10,300 miles per capita o dO The percentage of 14 to 34-year-olds WITHOUT A DRIVER'S LICENSE drock increased 15 percentage points from 21% in 2000 to 26% in 2010 in 2009 average cost of driving 16 to 34-year-olds $8,946 24%1 o bike trips per year. 80% f16% walking trips of 18 to 34-year-olds stated the cost of gasoline, parking & maintenance made owning a car difficult 40% transit miles than in 2001 16 to 34 year-olds in households with incomes $70,000 earning more than per year are increasingly choosing to not drive, instead increasing use of... transit by cycling by walking by |100% 122% 37% according to a study analyizing thousands of online conversations Teens and 20-somethings have increasingly negative perceptions regarding the necessity of & desire to have cars. 62%.o of 18 to 29-year-olds prefer to live in MIXED-USE COMMUNITIES FH HY 2/3 . rds of 18 to 32-year-olds prefer to live in walkable & o dro bike friendly odo d communities data visualization brought to you by fibers .com PUBLIC Sources:, Urban Land Institute, National Association of Realtors, Federal Highway Administration, Frontier Group & Phineas Baxandall, U.S. PIRG Education Fund, J.D. Power & Associates Zipcar Inc., New York Times. Sponsors: & Designer: Melody Stone

New American Transit

shared by forevermelody on May 15
American youth are shifting away from a car-driven culture, opting instead for more bikable walkable communities and lifestyles. An infographic made possible by and



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