Why more Americans are giving up their cars

May 13, 2014

A growing number of Americans are giving up their cars in favor of other forms of transportation.
A growing number of Americans are giving up their cars in favor of other forms of transportation.
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Changes are happening in the way we've relied on cars and trucks to get us where we want to go. But can people really get around without cars? 

Micki Maynard has founded a new journalism project called Curbing Cars. Part of this project is her e-book, Curbing Cars: America's Independence from the Auto Industry, which was published by Forbes. She joined us on Stateside. 

*Listen to the full interview above.