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Could it be that, deep down, cyclists and drivers – despite often being at odds – really want the same thing?

Jul 5, 2017 Blog Post

With transportation policy at every level increasingly out of step with 21st century conditions and priorities and ripe for fundamental reform, now is the time...

Jun 1, 2017 Blog Post

Swapping out fossil fuel-powered internal combustion engine vehicles for electric ones running on renewable energy might do the “climate work,” but the amount of climate...

May 24, 2017 Blog Post
Building a Healthier, Safer City through Better Street Design

Complete Streets – streets designed for all road users, including people on foot, on bike or taking transit – can help address transportation and public...

May 9, 2017 Report

The technical challenge of making transit work better – while essential – pales in significance to the adaptive challenge of building cities and a transportation...

May 5, 2017 Blog Post

Building a less car-dependent transportation system is a necessity not just for the environment, our health and the effective functioning of our cities and towns,...

Apr 28, 2017 Blog Post
Big Projects. Bigger Price Tags. Limited Benefits.

America spends tens of billions of dollars each year on wasteful highway projects that are unnecessary or damaging to our communities - even as crying...

Apr 18, 2017 Report

If America is to shift its focus toward transportation investments that deliver greater societal benefits for less money, it is important to be able to...

Apr 17, 2017 Blog Post

Highway money may not be fungible, but political capital is – and every moment local officials spend trying to secure funding for new highways is...

Mar 27, 2017 Blog Post

The problem is that we often provide interpretations on the basis of “best available data” that is either of sketchy provenance or subject to significant...

Mar 22, 2017 Blog Post

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