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Americans continued to drive fewer miles on average in 2014 than they did 17 years earlier, in 1997.

Jan 5, 2016 Blog Post

The big money in the U.S. isn’t flowing into streetcars or even transit in general. It never has. Instead, it continues to flow, as always,...

Dec 31, 2015 Blog Post

In public policy, as in much of life, garbage in tends to lead to garbage out.

Dec 17, 2015 Blog Post

If you had ever aspired to own a big, luxury SUV or wanted to buy a tricked-out new pickup for work, 2015 has been your...

Dec 14, 2015 Blog Post

At a time when demand for transit in Boston is booming, we need to focus on approaches that are more likely to set off a...

Dec 7, 2015 Blog Post

Transit’s role in efficiently moving large numbers of people to and through our cities will remain important even in a world of driverless cars.

Nov 20, 2015 Blog Post

The trend toward vehicle leasing is consistent with what appears to be a broader shift to a “rentership society” and may signal that Americans are...

Nov 2, 2015 Blog Post

For now, low interest rates, long loan terms and generous lease deals are enabling many consumers to get “more car” than they otherwise dreamed possible....

Oct 27, 2015 Blog Post

The “generational change in mindset” is not limited to changes in personal behavior or lifestyle preferences. Millennials also have differing views on transportation policy questions...

Oct 26, 2015 Blog Post

If car sales are being sustained in large part by a lax lending environment and cheap credit, what will happen if and when interest rates...

Oct 19, 2015 Blog Post

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