Transportation and Mass Transit Planning Reports
5 Reasons Germans Ride 5 Times More Mass Transit Than Americans
By The Atlantic Cities
When it comes to car use, there are a number of similarities between Germany and the United States. Both have high levels of vehicle ownership and saw motorization increase during postwar suburbanization. Both have extensive highway networks (Eisenhower later credited Germany's autobahn with his desire to create the Interstate Highway System). Both countries have recently recognized that young people seem to be driving much less than their parents.
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