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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

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

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