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It’s time to check up on a few items we’ve addressed previously here on the blog that are back in the news this week.

Nov 2, 2011 Blog Post

By both of TTI's major measures - delay per driver and Travel Time Index - the average driver experienced less traffic congestion than he or...

Sep 28, 2011 Blog Post

The main question shouldn't be whether we spend too much or too little on those programs. Instead, we should ask why we continue to spend...

Sep 14, 2011 Blog Post

Transportation investments such as the construction of new transit lines, bike lanes and passenger rail services aren't always cheap. But in comparison to the nation's...

Sep 13, 2011 Blog Post

Here we are, in the midst of the worst recession since the Great One, at a time of high gas prices, when people are desperately...

Aug 1, 2011 Blog Post

Yes, the private sector can bring capital and expertise to high-speed rail projects. But every high-speed rail public-private partnership in the world has required hefty...

Jul 25, 2011 Blog Post
Assessing the Prospects, Promise and Pitfalls of Public-Private Partnerships

Private sector companies are likely to play a major role in the construction of high-speed rail lines in the United States. Yet, the experience with...

Jul 16, 2011 Report

Evidence is rolling in from all quarters that Americans do not want more sprawl-style housing and will not demand it any time in the foreseeable...

May 9, 2011 Blog Post

Predicting the future by drawing a straight line extrapolating past results isn’t good enough when billions of transportation dollars - and our nation's energy future...

Apr 28, 2011 Blog Post

Rejecting passenger rail on ideological grounds is like rejecting the fork or the screwdriver as “too liberal.” Passenger rail is a tool – one that...

Mar 2, 2011 Blog Post

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