The Car Is Still King In The Washington Region, Poll Finds (6-7-19)

Traffic along 14th Street NW on Thursday in Washington. (Matt McClain/The Washington Post)

Most people in the Washington region drive their own cars to get around each day, according to a Washington Post-Schar School poll, indicating that the region’s love affair with the automobile isn’t waning despite worsening traffic and growing efforts to promote mass transit and other modes of transportation.

And in yet one more indication of the region’s dependency on the car, the poll finds a growing share of residents also are using ride-booking services such as Uber and Lyft in far greater numbers than they did six years ago.

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