Growing a local economy by reducing cars

Wow, this really hits home from so many angles.  More money to support the local economy, less carbon emissions, less danger on the roads, more health.

How is Lexington doing?

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this is from the Intelligent Cities project

According to AAA, Americans spend on average $8,485 each year on their cars. Of that, over $7,000 leaves the community, while $1,390 stays local.  If a city could reduce car ownership by 15,000, over $127,000,000 could stay in the local economy each year.

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