Pursuit of the Dream

Cars & Jobs in America

By the Annie E. Casey Foundation

January 1, 2008


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.

Table of Contents

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.

Findings & Stats

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