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Publicizing the existence of transit service, fixing broken air conditioners, installing better lights at transit stops, and making wi-fi and real-time information available to riders...

Apr 30, 2014 Blog Post

Incredibly, even the EIA’s “high VMT” case forecasts a level of driving that is below the DOT’s “low” forecast. One wonders how much of the...

Apr 16, 2014 Blog Post

Over and over again, we call on transit to compensate for the failures of cars. But there is a cost to correcting these failures, and...

Mar 25, 2014 Blog Post

Advocates for a smarter, more efficient, more sustainable transportation system cannot afford to fall into the trap of policy purism – not with all of...

Mar 21, 2014 Blog Post

These are strange and historic days, indeed. Public transportation and passenger rail are growing businesses and emerging investor darlings. Our nearly six decade-old system...

Mar 20, 2014 Blog Post

The average number of vehicle-miles traveled per capita in 2013 was about 7 percent below its 2004 peak and was the lowest since 1996 –...

Feb 24, 2014 Blog Post

Last month, Robert Poole refuted the conclusions of our recent report, Transportation in Transition , and argued for the continued massive investment in highways by...

Feb 14, 2014 Blog Post

The first step to surmounting any challenge, of course, is admitting that one exists. While Maryland and Oregon are to be saluted for recognizing that...

Feb 13, 2014 Blog Post
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

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