Ridership is Up…Again…Vehicle Miles Are Down

The latest news from the American Public Transportation Association–more than 2 billion trips were taken via U.S. public transportation in the 3rd quarter of 2008!!  That's a 6.5 percent increase over the same time period in 2007!  According to the Federal Highway Administration, the number of vehicle miles declined by 4.6 percent in the same period.  This fascinating article in MarketWatch breaks down the statistics by types of transportation and other details–read more here.