16-34 year olds: transit passenger miles up 40%, VMT down 23%, in 8 years (Transportation and the New Generation))

The California Public Interest Research Group (CalPIRG) released their report “Transportation and the New Generation” last week (link is to USPIRG website).  The document, based on data from the National Household Travel Survey (NHTS), reports profound shifts in travel behavior and lifestyle for 16-34 year olds. These are some notable findings: “From 2001 to 2009,…