A 2002 study by the Brookings Institution and the American Enterprise Institute

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A 2002 study by the Brookings Institution and the American Enterprise Institute

Post by jancancook on Sat Mar 26, 2011 1:36 am

A 2002 study by the Brookings Institution and the American Enterprise Institute found that public transportation in the U.S uses approximately half the fuel required by cars, SUV's and light trucks. In addition, the study noted that "private vehicles emit about 95 percent more carbon monoxide, 92 percent more volatile organic compounds and about twice as much carbon dioxide and nitrogen oxide than public vehicles for every passenger mile traveled".[37]

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