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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

A Short Look at Vehicle Miles Driven

Doug Short digs into the same traffic volume data I looked at here.

He digs deeper and goes further, looking at miles driven per capita.

It's an interesting idea that I think has a lot of merit.

Check it out.

Bonus Links:

Here's Hale Stewart on the decline in gasoline deliveries.

Here is a convincing argument that demographics are a major part of the decline.

If I weren't so tired, this would probably make my head explode.


Stagflationary Mark said...

The factory workers at Itron never drive to work.

June 18, 2009
First Itron OpenWay® Smart Meters for Southern California Edison Roll Off Automated Line Today

In order to meet the new technical challenges and volume opportunities of the Smart Grid market, and to fulfill larger orders such as SCE’s, Itron has committed to a multi-year development of a $10 million fully-automated line.

Jazzbumpa said...

Jeeze, Mark, gimme a break. My head's already exploding.

Other than that, I'm speechless.