Gasoline consumption in the United States declined in 2011 to its lowest level since 2001, demonstrating a boost in gas efficiency. Yet the average American household spends 4 percent of its income, about $2,912, on gas.
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Tony G. Reames is an assistant professor in the School for Environment & Sustainability (SEAS) at the University of Michigan. He has a PhD in public administration from the University of Kansas. He is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) with a Master of Engineering Management from Kansas State University, and a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Dr. Reames leads the Urban Energy Justice Lab and his research investigates the fair and equitable access to affordable, reliable, clean energy, and explores the production and persistence of energy disparities across race, class, and place. View all posts by Dr. Tony G. Reames