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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

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

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