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The Benefits of Intercity Rail in the Sun Corridor

Arizona is one of the nation's fastest growing states, with much of the growth occurring in the "Sun Corridor" between Phoenix and Tucson. That growth...

May 9, 2012 Report

The really interesting numbers, however, are buried within the report. Starting in January, the FHWA has significantly revised its figures for the last several years,...

Apr 23, 2012 Blog Post

As our recent report on youth transportation trends demonstrates, the time has come for a fundamental reconsideration of our transportation policies and investment priorities. Increasing...

Apr 16, 2012 Blog Post

The conclusion of the report is clear: if America is going to invest in forms of transportation that serve the needs and preferences of today’s...

Apr 6, 2012 Blog Post
Why Young People Are Driving Less and What It Means for Transportation Policy

From WWII until very recently, the number of miles driven on America’s roads steadily increased, and policy makers made transportation investments under the assumption that...

Apr 5, 2012 Report

In an era of high gasoline prices and limited transportation choices, the case for investment in passenger rail is clear. In some places, true high-speed...

Jan 30, 2012 Blog Post

Let’s hope that the growing realization of the “sea change” in Americans’ driving behavior is followed by a more vigorous debate about how to retool...

Jan 16, 2012 Blog Post
The Importance of Public Transportation for College Students and Seniors in Massachusetts

College students and senior citizens account for more than one out of every five Massachusetts residents and share a need for high-quality alternatives to driving...

Nov 16, 2011 Report

Massachusetts is expected to add 600,000 senior citizens to its population by 2030 (compared with 2000 figures), with many of those seniors “aging in place”...

Nov 3, 2011 Blog Post

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

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