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The good news, if you can call it that, is that our transportation policy has become so absurd that its brokenness is increasingly accepted by...

Nov 20, 2014 Blog Post

If you wanted to design a public policy to maximize rush hour congestion, you’d be hard pressed to do better than the commuter parking subsidy....

Nov 18, 2014 Blog Post
The Multibillion-Dollar Tax Subsidy that's Making Your Commute Worse

Federal tax subsidies for commuter parking add 820,000 cars to the roads - often during rush hour in America's biggest, most congested cities - at...

Nov 18, 2014 Report

If I am a suburban commuter, I am not going to be motivated to endure months or years of construction-related delays and higher gas taxes...

Oct 31, 2014 Blog Post

Our September Highway Boondoggles report has sparked lively discussion about the wisdom and necessity of the 11 questionable highway expansion projects we highlighted. Now, new...

Oct 30, 2014 Blog Post
Changing Travel Habits Among Young Americans and their Implications for Public Policy

Members of the Millennial generation are driving less than previous generations of young Americans and taking transit and biking more. They are more likely to...

Oct 14, 2014 Report

Young adults continue to move to cities in numbers similar to those of recent decades; the difference now is they aren't leaving.

Oct 13, 2014 Blog Post

There’s a lot we don’t yet know about the reasons for the decline in driving among Millennials (and Gen X’ers) and whether it will last....

Oct 10, 2014 Blog Post

Our Highway Boondoggles report , released September 18, has generated quite a bit of discussion, on a broad spectrum from love to hate, for...

Oct 3, 2014 Blog Post

The U.S. has 35 years to build a transportation system in which the average American drives as much as the average German or Brit does...

Sep 25, 2014 Blog Post

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