We hop within the automotive to get groceries or drop youngsters at college. However whereas the automotive is handy, these brief journeys add up when it comes to emissions, air pollution, and petrol value.
Near half (44 p.c) of all Australian commuter journeys are by automotive—and below 10 km. Of Perth’s 4.2 million each day automotive journeys, 2.eight are for distances of lower than 2 km.
That is frequent in wealthier nations. In the US, a staggering 60 p.c of all automotive journeys cowl lower than 10km.
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