Friday, October 24th, 2014

Arizona Drivers Driving Less, Riding More


Arizonans are driving fewer miles these days, and technology and ride-sharing programs are making it easier to get around without relying on a car. A report released today by the Arizona PIRG Education Fund examines how these developments are changing travel behavior. PIRG’s Serena Unrein says smartphone apps are making public transit more attractive.
 
Unrein says Arizonans have reduced their driving by more than nine-percent per person since 2006. She says it is due mostly to the high cost of driving and parking, combined with increased availability of options such as transit, bike-sharing and

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