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Virginia opened 29 miles of high-occupancy toll lanes to business on December 29 of 2014. What lessons are drivers and policy makers taking from the ongoing test of the concept?
34 min ago   The Washington Post
A guest column for Quartz reveals the "Starbucks Effect" on real estate values as well as the method to the coffee vendors success.
1 hour ago   Quartz
A newly released report from a U.K. housing non-profit reports a "Staggering turn-around" in attitudes about housing—more specifically described as a sharp decline in NIMBYism.
2 hours ago   Shelter
The New York City Department of Transportation is moving forward with a series of pedestrian and bike infrastructure improvements in a neighborhood built in the shadow of some of the city's most highest profile transportation infrastructure.
3 hours ago   StreetsBlog NYC
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.
4 hours ago   The Wall Street Journal
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.
5 hours ago   Governing
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6 hours ago   By Steven Polzin
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.
21 hours ago   Smart Growth for America
An installment from Spacing's "Cities for People" series makes the case for tactical urbanism as a supplement to professional practice.
22 hours ago   Spacing
Advocates for housing and quality of life in rural communities face an uphill battle in gaining attention, much less funding, to fight the problem.
23 hours ago   The Atlantic
Bike advocates will be pleased with the talk coming from the direction of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.
Yesterday   Streetsblog USA