As Things Get More Crowded On The Freeways, Houston Commuters Are Urged To Share The Ride

Figures show that most people in the region are driving to work by themselves.

By Gail DelaughterAugust 17, 2018 9:30 am| , , , ,

From Houston Public Media:

When you made your trip to work today there’s a good chance you were alone in your car, like many others on the road. According to the Houston-Galveston Area Council, about 80 percent of Houston commuters drive to work solo instead of taking a bus or a carpool.

We wanted to learn more about why commuters do what they do, so we headed out to Sugar Land when the sun was barely up. We met some people who were starting their day in a movie theatre parking lot that doubles as a park and ride.

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