Why Do the Smartest Cities Have the Smallest Share of Cars?

Derek Thompson, senior editor of The Atlantic’s Business Channel, looks at what the cities with the fewest cars tell us about driving and density, and why the cities with the smallest amount of cars tend to have more educated populations. His article “Why Do the Smartest Cities Have the Smallest Share of Cars?” draws from a study from the University of Michigan’s Transportation Research Institute, appears in the Atlantic magazine.

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