daybeers wrote: ↑Wed Mar 09, 2022 11:42 pm
Doesn't mean it's affordable.
Uh, no, that's exactly what it means -- 60% of households have two or more cars because they can
afford it. Statistically, there are more cars per household than there are drivers per household...
The 30% of households with only one car are somewhat evenly split between single adult households and senior citizens who don't work thus don't need anything more than something to go do errands.
Per 2019 data, 91.3% of households have access to at least one car. In NYC, that number is 31% because of the factors I mentioned, mainly the cost of auto insurance.
Those numbers are also exactly why long distance rail in general is a lost cause, but shorter distance rail centered on NYC is wildly successful.
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