Transportation Costs And The American Dream

When it comes to choosing between mass transit and the personal automobile, the vast majority of Americans vote clearly -- with their feet on the gas pedal.
September 12, 2003, 5am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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Reason Adjunct Scholar Randal O'Toole responds to the Surface Transportation Policy Project's recent report, Transportation Costs and the American Dream: "Contrary to STPP's report, the cost of auto driving is not increasing; indeed, it has been lower in the lastdecade than in any of the previous four decades even though we drive more. The cost of autos isn't preventing people from homeownership; indeed, the additional income made possible through automobility has made homeownership possible for more Americans than ever." [Editor's note: The link below is to a PDF document.]

Thanks to George Passantino

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Published on Thursday, September 11, 2003 in Reason Public Policy Institute
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