February 5, 2015, 9am PST
Even as innovations like ridesharing take hold in tech-friendly San Francisco, the percentage of trips taken by personal auto is stuck at just under 50 percent.
December 19, 2014, 10am PST
Researchers in the Behavioral Science Institute at Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands produced evidence that movies like Fast and the Furious influence the driving of young people.
December 23, 2013, 7am PST
Want to boost your local economy and produce significant environmental dividends at the same time? Just drive one mile less per day says a new report from CEOs for Cities.
June 23, 2013, 1pm PDT
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.
January 19, 2011, 9am PST
Three California schools are seeking to quantify the effects of efficiency-conscious driving in a study to establish a baseline for drivers' behavior.
February 20, 2009, 7am PST
Leaders in Arlington, Texas, near Dallas, are studying how to reduce pollution generated by idling cars at drive-thru windows.
February 3, 2009, 12pm PST
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.
November 21, 2008, 9am PST
According to the Federal Highway Administration, the number of miles driven in the U.S. declined by 4.4% since last year.
July 8, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>With gas prices at more than $9 per gallon in Britain, driving habits are changing.</p>
The Christian Science Monitor