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July 23, 2007

"Car Sharing" the gas price burden

The summer months entice Minnesotans to hit the road and see the country, but they can also bring painful prices at the pump. Lee Munnich, a senior fellow at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, has studied driver behavior and says, that despite the increases, drivers are too attached to their vehicles to significantly change their commuting means. Munnich recommends public car sharing, a system that is used at the U of M and across the country.

For more information on the car sharing program at the U of M, visit: http://www.zipcar.com/umn/

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