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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

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 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

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

The emergency caused by COVID-19 should not lead us to rush to complete the build-out of highway projects that were bad ideas in the first...

Apr 15, 2020 Blog Post

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