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Have We Reached Peak Travel?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:10 AM
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What will limit growth in travel: fuel prices or gridlock? Image credit Aidan.Morgan A new study of travel habits in eight industrialized countries (including United States, Canada, Sweden, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Japan and Australia) comes to some interesting conclusions: people are travelling less, and it is not just due to higher fuel prices. Historically, as GDP per capita rose, so did the miles travelled for work or for pleasure. But at some point, it hits a wall.... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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