Energy Conservation: Transportation

Remember, the US imports 53% of its total oil. That dependence on foreign oil could be almost completely eliminated if the average fuel economy of cars was 45 mpg instead of 25 mpg

Saving energy in the Transportation Sector:

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    Transportation Issues:

    But the real problem is cultural. Americans are married to their automobiles as a means of defining who they are. Possible the only time now when you can really be yourself is when you are alone, in your car, cursing at the world ...

    Mass Transit Statistics:

    Once before we tried to persuade people not to drive so much to conserve resources: This was in world war II.

    The true cost of our private conveyance habit: The cost of this habit is extremely large when objectively looked at.