Gas Prices Up a Nickel, It Must be Friday

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America is facing more than just gasoline price inflation. The contemporary media is overwhelmed with stories on the impacts of higher fuel prices. The fingers are pointing in every direction. Planners are proposing everything from 50 year transit plans to build a handful of rail lines to forecasting a radical transformation of urban form and travel behavior. After exhaustive research to understand consumer responses to higher energy prices the analysis is complete and the results are in.

Steven Polzin is the director of mobility policy research at the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida.

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