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Saying goodbye to old technologies and ways of doing things is something we are going to need to practice over and over again in the...

Jan 26, 2021 Blog Post

If America's infrastructure conversation can turn to the question of what projects are actually necessary to solve our most pressing challenges, then there is an...

Jan 19, 2021 Blog Post
Big Projects. Bigger Price Tags. Limited Benefits.

Now is no time to fritter away scarce public resources on wasteful boondoggle projects. Yet across the country, state and local governments continue to move...

Dec 8, 2020 Report

What can the CFPB Consumer Complaint Database tell us about the tricks and scams faced by consumers buying or leasing a vehicle? And what can...

Oct 22, 2020 Blog Post
Pandemic worsens existing consumer problems with car buying in CFPB data

Financing the purchase of a car is a minefield for consumers at even the best of times. Tricks and traps in the auto marketplace can...

Oct 12, 2020 Report

Bicycling is a reminder that a different world is possible – a world where people move a bit slower but more joyfully; where our neighborhoods...

Sep 10, 2020 Blog Post

The need to quickly reduce climate pollution demands a shift to efficient and electric vehicles. Why haven’t fuel efficiency standards slowed the rise of the...

Aug 26, 2020 Blog Post

Many plans for building new highways are absurd. But do we miss something important by limiting our conversation about “highway boondoggles” to new highway capacity?...

Jun 30, 2020 Blog Post

Since the end of the Great Recession, auto debt has reached historic levels. How'd we get here, and what can we do? Analyst R.J. Cross...

May 7, 2020 Blog Post

As the pandemic continues, and especially as it winds down, it will be critical for policy-makers to keep their eyes open to changes happening on...

Apr 20, 2020 Blog Post

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