Industrialized Cyclist Notepad


Looking more like 2008 all the time

via Rortybomb (who took the chart from Calculated Risk). MK is very excited about the auto numbers that came out today.

http://rortybomb.wordpress.com/2012/03/01/auto-sales-surpass-cash-for-clunkers-month/



49 Months

VMT (Vehicle Miles Traveled) up slightly in December relative to last December, but down overall for the year, and below its previous peak now for 49 months. With fuel prices on the rise it doesn’t look like it will break above that for quite some time — if ever.

But what do I know.. People are buying cars again. It’s Halftime in America and “the SUV is back.”

From the DOT:

The whole pdf here