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Curbing Oil Consumption with Plug-In Cars

America's current fleet of cars and trucks leaves us dependent on oil, and contributes to air pollution that fuels global warming and harms our health....

Jun 14, 2010 Report
Why the Peach State Should Invest in Transit for the 21st Century

Georgia is in a transportation crisis. Roadway congestion wastes time and energy, tailpipe pollution causes health and environmental problems, and our oil dependence only grows....

Jun 1, 2010 Report

Can we build suburbs that deliver the kinds of livability benefits Secretary LaHood is talking about? Absolutely. And transportation policy is a critical component in...

May 26, 2010 Blog Post

The Brookings report documents something that has been apparent now – at least anecdotally – for several years, which is that America’s cities (some of...

May 19, 2010 Blog Post
Holding Government Accountable for Fixing America’s Crumbling Roads and Bridges

Over the last 50 years, America has built roads and bridges at a pace and scale that dwarfs most of the rest of the world....

Apr 15, 2010 Report
Key Public Transportation Projects and Their Benefits for the Constitution State

Public transportation makes a vital contribution to Connecticut's transportation system, relieving congestion, reducing our dependence on oil, curbing pollution, stimulating the economy, and helping to...

Apr 1, 2010 Report

Two closely related efforts this month are drawing attention to the fact that cheap housing in far-off exurbia isn't as cheap as it seems -...

Mar 26, 2010 Blog Post
Priority Transit Projects for the 21st Century

Colorado’s transportation network does a poor job of meeting the needs of the state’s residents. Colorado's Transportation Crossroads explains how expanding public transportation can provide...

Mar 16, 2010 Report
Building a 21st Century High-Speed Rail System for America

High-speed passenger rail can address America's toughest transportation challenges - reducing congestion on highways and in airports, curbing our dependence on oil, boosting the economy,...

Feb 16, 2010 Report

Efficient passenger rail service is a clear winner of an investment: it is more energy efficient, less damaging to the environment, eases our dependence on...

Feb 9, 2010 Blog Post

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