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Opinion: Millennials may lead the way to high-speed rail

TWO QUESTIONS: Why doesn’t our nation have more passenger trains? And does the younger generation’s declining interest in driving imply an opening for the expansion of public high-speed rail?

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Road Worrier: NC universities want to help students get around without their cars

With American teens and young adults cutting back on their driving, a recent report focuses on efforts by universities in the Triangle and across the country to boost transit use and help students get around without their cars.

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Millenials reduced their annual driving miles by 23% according to new NJPIRG report

New Jersey Public Interest Research Group of Rutgers – New Brunswick held a press conference Thursday, February 06, 2014 to announce the release of a new report, titled, “A New Course: How Innovative University Programs Are Reducing Driving on Campus and Creating New Models for Transportation Policy” by U.S. PIRG Education Fund.

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Five Ways Colleges Are Coaxing Students Out of Their Cars

104 colleges and universities around the United States provide free or reduced-price transit service to students.

Report | U.S. PIRG Education Fund and the Student PIRGs | Transit

A New Course

Across America, colleges and universities are showing that efforts aimed at reducing driving deliver powerful benefits for students, staff and surrounding communities. Policymakers at all levels of government should be looking to the innovative examples of these campuses. Universities and college towns also provide useful models for expanding the range of transportation options available to Americans while addressing the transportation challenges facing our communities.

 

News Release | US PIRG | Transit

New Study Finds Technology Enabling Americans to Drive Less

In a first-of-its-kind study, U.S. PIRG compiled nation-wide evidence on transportation apps and vehicle sharing programs, and found that these advanced new tools have made it easier for Americans to drive less.

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OSPIRG Says Americans Are Driving Less

In a first-of-its-kind study, OSPIRG compiled nation-wide evidence on transportation apps and vehicle sharing programs, such as TriMet Tickets and Getaround, and found that these advanced new tools have made it easier for Americans to drive less.

Media Hit | Energy, Transit

Technology Drives Youth to Go Green

OSPIRG found technology is helping people find alternative transportation methods, through social networking sites and apps on smartphones.

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Study: young people drive less, use alternative transportation more

Biking is more than a past-time for one Lincoln resident. Cole Marolf chooses a bike as his way of transportation to get around Lincoln.

News Release | WashPIRG | Transit

TRANSPORTATION BILL IS A STEP BACKWARDS

Statement by Phineas BaxandallWashPIRG’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.

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