Chapter 13.10 Urban Transportation
Most trips in the U.S. are by private motor vehicles.
development of urban transportation
The invention of the railroad in the nineteenth century enabled people to live in the suburbs and work in the central city.
Until twentieth century, the growth of suburbs was constrained by poor transportation.
In larger cities, transportation is better suited than motor vehicles to moving large numbers of people, because each traveler takes up far less space.
US transportation Oil use
Percentage of US population that uses public transport
Record Number of Americans Used Public Transportation in 2013