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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
An infrastructure plan to make our families and communities safer, healthier and more resilient

The transition to new leadership in Washington, D.C., creates the opportunity for the nation to turn the page in a new year -- not just...

Nov 24, 2020 Report

“Electrifying everything” at the same time that “everything” is getting bigger, heavier, more energy intensive and more wasteful is a recipe for endless technological tail-chasing....

Oct 26, 2020 Blog Post

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

What happens when policymakers prioritize highway ribbon cutting ceremonies over repairs to critical infrastructure?

Sep 22, 2020 Blog Post

The buses on the road today are already helping fight global warming, as they allow millions of people to get around without a car. Once...

Sep 10, 2020 Blog Post

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

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