U.S. PIRG Report: A New Way to Go

New innovations in technology and social networking are beginning to change America's transportation landscape.

The Internet and mobile communications technologies have transformed the way Americans live and work and during that same period, growth in vehicle miles traveled has slowed. Both changes have taken place most rapidly among young Americans. 

This report looks at the technological and social networking revolution, technology-enabled transportation services, transportation options and their impacts on driving, and policy recommendations that would accommodate these trends.