Transportation Costs: Ten Most Expensive Metro Areas

The Surface Transportation Policy Project ranks the most expensive metro areas in terms of transportation costs.
July 28, 2003, 10am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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According to the a Washington, D.C., interest group that supports alternatives to the car. It released a report Tuesday looking at what American families spend just getting around, noting that "a lack of transportation choices strains the family budget and hinders home ownership."The report, based on data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, recommends Congress shift its priorities from highway spending and instead increase funding for mass-transit projects. The policy project argues more choices can greatly reduce a household's transportation costs, which now total more than food and health care costs combined."

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Published on Sunday, July 27, 2003 in The Houston Chronicle
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