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Will we drive a whole lot less in the future?

We’re driving a lot less than we did even ten years ago, largely because of changes in technology. Although cars will remain the main mode for a long time yet, we’ll likely drive less in the future

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Why do fewer young adults have a driver’s license?

The proportion of young adults with a driver’s license has fallen in the US and other countries. Many explanations are mooted but new research suggests it’s mainly due to economic factors

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What’s really putting the brakes on millennial’s driving?

The reasons for the drop in driving by 20-29 year olds seem self-evident to many. So too are the appropriate policy responses. But as is so often the case, it’s not that simple

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Why are Australians driving less than they used to?

Although there’s a lot of variation across countries, westerners are generally driving less. There’re lots of potential explanations but pinning down the key ones is proving hard

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Are millennials driving less?

It’s common knowledge that Gen Y is driving less than previous generations did at the same age. A new study comparing millennials’ travel behaviour in six countries suggests it’s a more complex and interesting story.

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Why do we cycle to work but not to the shops?

We’re cycling to work in increasing numbers but we’re less inclined to ride locally. On the face of it, local trips would seem better suited to cycling. Perhaps it’s about the attractiveness of the alternatives

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Is “Effective Speed” a useful concept?

“Effective Speed” relates travel time to hours worked and, at first glance, seems like an interesting perspective. Closer inspection suggests it’s neither especially insightful nor particularly useful.

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Why don’t kids cycle to school?

A new study has found 63% of school children in Australia are taken to school for all or part of the journey by car. This contrasts with just 16% who travelled by car in 1970 (although the figures aren’t strictly comparable as the latter also includes university students). The study, Active travel to school, was [...]

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