Transportation

Report | MASSPIRG Education Fund | Transportation

A New Course

How universities across America are at the forefront of finding new ways to meet the demands of Millenials for lifestyles with less driving.

Media Hit | Transportation

Boston's MBTA plan for later service is a welcome switch

Night Owl service is coming back! Beginning next spring, the MBTA will be running selected buses and trains util 3 a.m. on weekends.

News Release | MASSPIRG Education Fund and Frontier Group | Transportation

Report Shows Boston Driving Less

Report "Transportation In Transition:  A Look at Changing Travel Patterns in America's Biggest Cities" shows Boston driving less, reducing car commuting and making gains in biking.

Report | MASSPIRG Education Fund and Frontier Group | Transportation

Transportation in Transition

Americans’ transportation habits have changed. The average American drives 7.6 percent fewer miles today than when per-capita driving peaked in 2004.

“Transportation and the New Generation: Is the Driving Boom Over?" 

Wed, Nov 20 4:30-6:00pm Taubman 401 (HKS)

Media Hit | Transportation

Smart Phones: Making Buses Cool Again?

Article highlights our report, "A New Way to Go: The Apps, Maps, and New Technologies that are Giving More Americans Freedom to Drive Less."

News Release | MASSPIRG Education Fund | Transportation

New Study Finds Technology Enabling Americans to Drive Less

Vehicle Sharing Services, Transit Apps and Wi-Fi Contribute to National Driving Decline; Policy Needs to Catch Up

Report | MASSPIRG Education Fund | Transportation

A New Way to Go

Vehicle Sharing Services, Transit Apps and Wi-Fi Contribute to National Driving Decline; Policy Needs to Catch Up

News Release | MASSPIRG Education Fund | Transportation

New Report Shows Bay Staters Are Driving Less

Bay Staters have cut their per-person driving miles by 4.03% percent since 2004, mirroring similar reductions in 45 other states. The Commonwealth’s and nation’s long term driving booms appear to have ended, according to a new report from the MASSPIRG Education Fund.

Report | MASSPIRG Education Fund | Transportation

Moving Off the Road

After sixty years of almost constant increases in the annual number of miles Americans drive, since 2004 Americans have decreased their driving per-capita for eight years in a row. Driving miles per person are down especially sharply among Millennials, America’s largest generation that will increasingly dominate national transportation trends.

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