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Understanding the Habits of Houston Commuters: H-GAC Urges them to Share the Ride

A study shows around 80 percent of Houston commuters are driving by themselves. The Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) is encouraging drivers to try alternative methods of getting to and from work during their “August Commute Solutions Month.” We talk with Houston Public Media transportation reporter Gail Delaughter  about our commuting habits, and which highways are the most congested. […]

The Houston-Galveston Area Council is holding events to educate commuters about alternatives to driving alone.

A study shows around 80 percent of Houston commuters are driving by themselves. The Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) is encouraging drivers to try alternative methods of getting to and from work during their “August Commute Solutions Month.”

We talk with Houston Public Media transportation reporter Gail Delaughter  about our commuting habits, and which highways are the most congested.

We also welcome your thoughts about what it might take to encourage you to change your commuting habits – either where you drive, or what might cause you to carpool, or switch to another mode of transportation.

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