Pursuit of the Dream

Cars & Jobs in America

Posted January 1, 2008
By the Annie E. Casey Foundation
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This discussion guide explains the importance of affordable, reliable transportation for building the economic success of low-income families and their communities. It's meant to accompany a 22-minute documentary, and suggests ways to use the video with different audiences and includes resources for more information.

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Key Takeaway

why access to affordable and reliable transportation is so important

Today, 88% of Americans drive their cars to work, with two-thirds of new jobs located in suburban areas away from public transtation systems.