Is USA's love affair with the automobile over? | Journal and Courier | jconline.com
TL/DR: car useage has decoupled from economic growth, which it used to track pretty tightly. Potential reasons include cars are so complicated to tinker with that there's less of a bond, and with the average new car price of $31,000 and free driver's ed becoming less and less prevalent coupled with social media making it increasingly easy to stay connected over long distances, it's starting to split along class lines, with more lower- and middle-class youth figuring a car isn't worth the expense.
it's what adgenda 21 wants. They want everyone in these downtown city areas where you are a subject of them shuttling you around as they see fit.
the problem is todays 16 year olds were not brought up with the same values that our (25--35) generation was. I know 20 years olds (cousins) who haven't even taken the test. WTF! I was in line the DAY I was old enough.