12:00am

Tue August 27, 2013
Car culture

Today on Your Call: Are young people falling out of love with the automobile?

  

On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about the relationship the so-called ‘millennial generation’ has to car culture.  A recent study from US PIRG argues that millennials are increasingly rejecting car culture because they don’t have the romance with the car that past generations had.  So how are attitudes and behaviors changing when it comes to driving?  What drives your relationship to cars?  Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Phineas Baxandall, director of the Transportation program for the U.S. Public Interest Research Group 

Micheline Maynard, editor of Curbing Cars, a new journalism project

Noah Nelson, technology and entertainment reporter for Youth Radio's TurnstyleNews.com, and a contributor to NPR

Resources:

Curbing Cars

US PIRG: New Report: Reduction in Driving Likely to Continue

NPR: Cars In America: Is The Love Story Over?

NPR: Why Millennials Are Ditching Cars And Redefining Ownership

SF Gate: Most Bay Area commuters drive to work

San Francisco Bicycle Coalition: Bike Share -- Opening Up Bicycling to Everyone

Bay Area Bike Share website

 

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