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When I first started hearing about efforts to ban single use plastic bags – the kind at the grocery store check-out – I admit I thought it was a bit of a silly idea. Sure,...

Large public research universities, small liberal arts colleges and community colleges alike, from every corner of the country, are turning to renewable energy to reduce their emissions, attract students, provide training and research opportunities, and...

In 2013, more than 550,000 Oregonians lacked health insurance. By 2017, thanks to the federal Affordable Care Act, that number had fallen by more than half. Recent changes by the federal government threaten to undermine...

Too often, infrastructure policy seems to be driven by short-term priorities – getting projects underway, creating jobs, or squeezing out another couple decimal points of growth in GDP. The reality, however, is that the projects...

Electric vehicles (EVs) offer many benefits for California, including cleaner air and the opportunity to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This infographic, from Frontier Group's 2019 report Ready to Charge , lays out the cumbersome steps...

Testimony of R.J. Cross, Frontier Group policy analyst, at a hearing on examining discrimination in the automobile loan and insurance industries before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Oversight and...

In case you missed it: Frontier Group's April newsletter with details on our latest solar cities research, new findings on student bank fees, our report on how to make life easier for electric vehicle owners,...

Across the country, thousands of miles of waterways are threatened by at least one of five major potential sources of contamination: coal ash pits, oil pipelines and trains, fracking wastewater pits, animal waste lagoons, and...

By incorporating shared options into cities’ transportation networks, people will have more opportunities to meet their needs without driving solo in a personal car, freeing up street space, reducing emissions, and expanding access to the...

As cities look for solutions to tackle climate change, air pollution, traffic and pedestrian deaths, they should move the cars causing those problems out of the way and let the buses through.

The United States is home to beautiful beaches and ecologically crucial coastal areas, where waters abound with marine life and one-of-akind ecosystems. Two new factsheets describe new threats that our oceans face - new offshore...

Cities across the U.S. are grappling with accommodating the housing needs of their growing and changing populations, a process complicated by the increasing scarcity of affordable housing. What could be a recipe for disaster has...

My week on BlueBike, Boston's bikeshare system, felt like a glimpse into the future of urban transportation. Now, how can Boston realize a modern transit system that more closely integrates bikes, buses and trains?

Can the dream of a new transportation future be as motivating as a brisk ride in a sleek new car? I think it can.

American farmers are trapped in a toxic cycle of pesticide and herbicide use. Breaking our reliance on pesticides, including dicamba and glyphosate, is a crucial step in freeing farmers from this cycle and creating an...

Few Americans have more power to act on climate than our nation’s governors. Governors can take action by setting goals to reduce statewide emissions. They can shift transportation spending and policies to support low-carbon options...

Cities around the world are moving towards developing transportation systems with more options for residents and less dependence on cars. What can they learn from China, where dockless bike share programs have reinvigorated bicycle usage...

According to a new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), pedestrian deaths in the U.S. increased by 35 percent between 2008 and 2017. During the same time frame, all other traffic deaths decreased...

Why would we assume that transportation would be the one sphere of modern life in which my children are just like my parents?

The primary threat to green space in Denver is not skyscrapers or apartments constructed to accommodate new people. It’s roads, driveways and parking lots we’ve built to accommodate more cars.

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