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How Federal Tax Subsidies Jam More Cars into Congested Cities, and How Cities Can Reclaim Their Streets

The United States currently spends $7.3 billion per year to encourage people to drive to work through the federal income tax exclusion for commuter parking....

Sep 12, 2017 Report

Not every American city – and perhaps not any American city – can follow Madrid’s model exactly. But all have the power to encourage compact...

Aug 15, 2017 Blog Post

Musk’s challenge to the automobile dealership model is profound and with far-reaching implications – both economic and environmental. To understand why, one first needs to...

Aug 3, 2017 Blog Post

In this era of rapid technological change and uncertainty, pushing back is not enough. It is time to create new and better visions for how...

Jul 28, 2017 Blog Post

Getting people out of cars and onto their feet, bikes and transit necessitates creating a safe and convenient multi-modal transportation network. At the ground level,...

Jul 21, 2017 Blog Post

Encouraging individuals to lead car-free lifestyles – for the sake of the environment, the well-being of their neighborhoods, or their own health and happiness –...

Jul 17, 2017 Blog Post

This is another example of how we Americans lack a precise and rich language for even talking about urban change; how our existing data sources...

Jul 12, 2017 Blog Post

There are many important questions to be asked about transportation trends. We need better data if we want to answer them accurately.

Jul 11, 2017 Blog Post

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

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