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How Innovative University Programs Are Reducing Driving on Campus and Creating New Models for Transportation Policy

Universities and colleges across the country are taking steps to encourage their communities, students, faculty and staff to decrease their reliance on personal vehicles. These...

Feb 5, 2014 Report

We tend not to think about the tremendous value of redundant systems until the moment we need them the most.

Jan 29, 2014 Blog Post

The steep decline in rural driving that appears in FHWA data in the mid-2000s is largely the result of an accounting issue – not any...

Jan 27, 2014 Blog Post

Beginning early this year, the Boston metropolitan area's transit authority will launch a pilot program offering late-night transit service on Friday and Saturday nights. It's...

Jan 2, 2014 Blog Post

The RAND analysis reinforces the idea that a return to steady increases in per-capita driving is unlikely under pretty much any conceivable circumstance – and...

Dec 6, 2013 Blog Post
A Look at Changing Travel Patterns in America's Biggest Cities

Residents of America’s cities are driving less and using other modes of travel more. This report compares the latest government data on changes in automobile...

Dec 4, 2013 Report

Today it is private investors that are taking it on the chin for their PPP mistakes. But there are just as many opportunities for the...

Nov 26, 2013 Blog Post

Younger Americans are indeed driving less than previous generations for reasons that can’t be fully explained by the economy. “All things equal,” the study found,...

Nov 6, 2013 Blog Post

Far from being a symptom of failure of the MBTA or of public transportation in general, the recent downward trend in commuter rail ridership is...

Oct 22, 2013 Blog Post

Boston faces a challenge that will soon be affecting many cities – the challenge of accommodating the rapid influx of new residents and jobs to...

Oct 11, 2013 Blog Post

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