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Current Event April 19, 2016

Choosing Not to Drive

According to a new study, fewer and fewer Americans are getting their driver’s licenses and owning cars. This has been a young adult trend for a long time, but now older adults are driving less, too. People across age groups cite a variety of reasons for choosing other modes of transportation, especially in cities that offer public transportation and have ridesharing services. Listen to the story to hear more about why people are choosing not to drive and opting to get around in other ways instead.

Transportation Elementary Culture

Story Length: 3:52

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National Public Radio

AIR DATE: 02/11/2016

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