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How We Get To Our Vacation Destinations

HOW WE GET TO OUR VACATION DESTINATIONS Millions of Americans go on vacation each year. That adds up to a lot of transportation. Here is a comparison of three popular travel methods -- air travel, transit rail, and privately owned vehicles - that get us to those relaxing destinations. The cost of a one-way trip from N.Y.C. to L.A. for $275 air, rail, and road travel.") $250 $300 white = gray = green = TRAVEL DURATION PURPOSE OF TRIP USAGE BY SEX ENERGY CONSUMPTION The amount of hours it takes to travel from N.Y.C. to L.A. for air, rail, and road travel.) Percentage of each mode of transportation used for social/recreational purposes.2) For trips categorized as social/recreational, how many were from males vs females. 2) Total amount of energy used by each mode of transportation. (In trillion Btu.)3) 10,833 72 49% 53% 66% 40 51% 47% 34% 1493 25% 19% 14% 496 TRAVEL ADVANTAGE NETWORK (1) Cost and time calculated through http://www.expedia.com/, http://www.amtrak.com/, and http://www.costtodrive.com/ on 12/28/2012. (2) http://nhts.ornl.gov/tools.shtml (3) http:// www.rita.dot.gov/bts/

How We Get To Our Vacation Destinations

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Millions of Americans go on vacation each year. That adds up to a lot of transportation. Here is a comparison of three popular travel methods -- air travel, transit rail, and privately owned vehicles ...

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