Commuting is big news now that gas is getting more and more expensive. I have been writing about taking the bus, setting up a commuter shop, and the federal budget for public transit. Now the eggheads have confirmed what I have been feeling:
Mass transit use increased by more than 2 percent in 2007 to the highest level in 50 years. Americans took more than 10 billion trips on public transportation, while the number of vehicle miles traveled was flat in the first 10 months of the year.