As gas prices have fallen, driving has increased. October driving mileage figures show an increase of 3 percent from a year earlier. A shift away from public transit may cause transit providers to rethink expansion plans.
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On May 5, Michigan voters will go to the polls to decide on a one percent increase in the sales tax, with revenue dedicated to education. But approval of the measure sets off other changes, including converting the gas excise tax to a wholesale tax.
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As communities are rethinking the dominant paradigms of the last 60 years of transportation planning, traditional funding mechanisms are coming up well short of needs. A new guidebook will help state DOTs sort it all out.
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An installment from Spacing's "Cities for People" series makes the case for tactical urbanism as a supplement to professional practice.
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Bike advocates will be pleased with the talk coming from the direction of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.
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For a MoMA exhibition about urban inequality, Brooklyn architects SITU Studios documented informal housing in New York.
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With the turnover of leadership in the Senate to Republicans in January, the only Keystone question was whether advocates had enough votes to override a promised presidential veto. Turned out they were unable to overcome the first filibuster of 2015.
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