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Fewer Cars On The Road In 2009

Last year, there were four million fewer cars, but two million more drivers than in 2008. (Photo by Samara Freemark)

America's love affair with the car skidded a bit last year. According to data from the US Department of Transportation, the number of cars in the US dropped in 2009. Lester Graham reports that's the first time that's happened since World War II:

Info from the Earth Policy Institute

A related article from the New York Times

Producer: Lester Graham
Release Date: January 7, 2010
Running Time: :51

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