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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

The Obama Administration today announced the recipients of $8 billion in high-speed rail funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The awards represent a...

Jan 28, 2010 Blog Post
The Potential for Transit-Friendly Neighborhoods to Protect Open Space and Reduce Global Warming Pollution

Global warming and the loss of open space are two of the largest environmental challenges facing Maryland. The creation of compact neighborhoods near transit stations...

Jan 15, 2010 Report
Public Transportation Projects for the 21st Century

Public transportation makes a vital contribution to Wisconsin’s transportation system, supporting economic development, curbing pollution and congestion, reducing our dependence on oil, and helping to...

Jun 16, 2009 Report
Key Public Transportation Projects and Their Benefits for Illinois

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

May 16, 2009 Report
Moving Our Transportation System into the 21st Century

Over the past few decades, Arizona’s population has skyrocketed. This population growth has not been matched by public transportation investment, and Arizona’s resulting dependence on...

Apr 16, 2009 Report
Key Public Transportation Projects and Their Benefits for the Golden State

Public transportation makes a vital contribution to California’s transportation system, providing an alternative to drivers tired of fighting congestion, reducing our dependence on oil, and...

Mar 16, 2009 Report
The Facts About Toll Road Privatization and How to Protect the Public

Toll road privatization is becoming an increasingly important trend in the United States, with major implications for the public interest. Several states have sold off,...

Mar 16, 2009 Report
The Case for Building a 21st Century Public Transportation Network in Maryland

Transportation is an urgent problem for Maryland. Heavy automobile traffic is stealing time from Maryland families and businesses, and forcing consumers to burn more money...

Mar 1, 2009 Report
Key Public Transportation Projects and Their Benefits for Massachusetts

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

Oct 26, 2008 Report

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