Car Commuting

University Ave and Dundas Street in downtown Toronto

Canada's Car Commuting Roars Back as Transit’s Rebound Remains Slow

Car commuting rates are returning to pre-pandemic levels, while public transit and active transportation rates are slower to recover.

December 1, 2022 - The Globe and Mail

Cars Traffic

The Future of the Typical, Solo Car Commute

A study finds that a third of workers would prefer to work remotely every day of the workweek, potentially removing nearly 50 million cars from U.S. roadways.

July 24, 2020 - Streetsblog USA

Houston Traffic

All the Ways Congestion and Long Car Commutes Are Bad for Public Health

The status quo is unhealthy for everybody.

January 25, 2019 - The New York Times


Learning from the National Household Travel Survey

The Federal Highway Administration's National Household Travel Survey (NHTS) shows that transit use is rising and household vehicle miles traveled are declining—but other data sources paint a more ambiguous picture.

January 22, 2019 - Michael Lewyn

RTD train Denver

Denver Wants Travelers to Ditch Their Cars

A new initiative will provide access to the city’s shared mobility services to get commuters to find alternatives to driving alone.

October 1, 2018 - The Denver Post


Less and Less of Paris Open to Cars

Paris Mayor Anne Hildalgo announced a new plan to further restrict cars and trucks from the city center.

January 12, 2017 - The Independent

Car Commuting Rates Decline in 99% of America's Large Metros

A new report by U.S. PIRG and the Frontier Group gives further credence to, and provides a more complete picture of, America's driving decline.

December 4, 2013 - DC.Streetsblog

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