Quote of the Day 9/9/2014

“Twenty years ago two-thirds of teenagers had a driver’s license by the age of 18; today only half do. Identity found in car ownership and the mobility it provides is being replaced by technology. Many millennials now see vehicle ownership as a burden. While they still seek mobility and access to the places they love, their mode of arrival is no longer one-dimensional.”

-James Wagner, principal transportation planner for the Indian Nations Council of Governments, writing that Oklahoma cities need better transit options and walkability to compete for the next generation (Source: http://bit.ly/1CNlByV)


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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