Gen Y and PT

From MSNBC, via my neighbor, Casey (and Bus Nerd):

Meet Natalie McVeigh, the auto industry’s latest headache.

At 25 years old, McVeigh lives in Denver and has two good jobs, as a research analyst and an adjunct professor of philosophy. What she doesn’t have — or want — is a car.

A confluence of events — environmental worries, a preference for gadgets over wheels and the yearslong economic doldrums — is pushing some teens and twentysomethings to opt out of what has traditionally been considered an American rite of passage: Owning a car.

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Guess that mad man wasn’t so mad after all.

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One Response to Gen Y and PT

  1. joshuadf says:

    Hmm, I wonder if in a few years they’ll be writing articles about how “traditionally” people bought cars when they have kids, but these crazy new parents are just riding buses!