The trend toward less driving received national attention in May with the release of a report by US Public Interest Research Group (PIRG), and the news has profound implications for both urbanism and transportation.
Jun 23, 2013 Better! Cities & Towns
Three California schools are seeking to quantify the effects of efficiency-conscious driving in a study to establish a baseline for drivers' behavior.
Jan 19, 2011 TheCityFix
Leaders in Arlington, Texas, near Dallas, are studying how to reduce pollution generated by idling cars at drive-thru windows.
Feb 20, 2009 NBC DFW
In an effort to improve gas mileage, 400 drivers in Denver participated in an experiment that tracked and reported the bad driving habits -- idling, rapid accelerating and braking -- that waste fuel. Faced with the data, driving habits have changed.
Feb 3, 2009 Los Angeles Times
According to the Federal Highway Administration, the number of miles driven in the U.S. declined by 4.4% since last year.
Nov 21, 2008 USA Today
<p>With gas prices at more than $9 per gallon in Britain, driving habits are changing.</p>
Jul 8, 2008 The Christian Science Monitor