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Evidence is rolling in from all quarters that Americans do not want more sprawl-style housing and will not demand it any time in the foreseeable...

May 9, 2011 Blog Post

Predicting the future by drawing a straight line extrapolating past results isn’t good enough when billions of transportation dollars - and our nation's energy future...

Apr 28, 2011 Blog Post

Rejecting passenger rail on ideological grounds is like rejecting the fork or the screwdriver as “too liberal.” Passenger rail is a tool – one that...

Mar 2, 2011 Blog Post

Let’s consider several news articles from this past week. First, from the Central Florida News’s article “Governor Rick Scott Remains Opposed to High Speed Rail”,...

Feb 23, 2011 Blog Post

On a per-commuter basis, congestion levels are lower than they were five years ago, or even a decade ago.

Jan 21, 2011 Blog Post
Setting the Record Straight on Transportation Funding

Highway advocates often claim that roads "pay for themselves" through gas taxes and other so-called "user fees." Do Roads Pay for Themselves? debunks this and...

Jan 16, 2011 Report
High-Speed Rail Around the World and its Promise for America

As America moves toward construction of new high-speed rail networks in regions throughout the country, we have much to learn from experiences abroad. A Track...

Nov 16, 2010 Report

It is not surprising that the availability of real-time data for bus service -- which the MBTA has been gradually rolling out now for some...

Oct 7, 2010 Blog Post
How a Faster Passenger Rail Network Could Speed Travel and Boost the Economy

The Midwest’s congested airports and crammed highways hinder travel around the region. As the main source of our dependence on oil, our transportation system also...

Sep 16, 2010 Report

With more local and state governments finding themselves in budget trouble, look for more of these sketchy asset privatization deals in which governments sell off...

Aug 25, 2010 Blog Post

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