In the 2nd part of an expose featured previously on Planetizen, reporter Matthew Lewis uncovers the significant number of lobbyists influencing transportation policy in Washington.
Jan 22, 2010 Center for Public Integrity
For more than 100 years, street design policy was stagnant. But now, planners and policymakers are expanding their ideas about what streets can be. In the second part of their series on streets, Amber Hawkes and Georgia Sheridan examine the history of street design -- and look to the future. Exclusive
Aug 10, 2009 By
A new report identifies ways to incorporate health objectives into transportation and land use planning.
Jul 27, 2009 The Convergence Partnership
Cyclists hear a lot about how much better the biking is in Europe. The Brooklyn Paper takes a look at why, and whether or not the lessons of Amsterdam are applicable in the US.
Jul 19, 2009 The Brooklyn Paper
The election is behind us. A Democratic administration headed by President-elect Barack Obama and a heavily Democratic Congress will assume power next January. How will this influence the direction of federal surface transportation policy and programs? Opinion
Nov 17, 2008 By
A recent report that I coauthored, "Managing Transport Challenges When Oil Prices Rise" provides practical policy guidance on how to manage the risks of rising oil prices by increasing transport system efficiency. People with short attention spans might think that this report is already outdated, since global financial uncertainty has replaced rising fuel prices as the crisis-of-the-month. Leading businesses are bankrupt, employees are frightened, consumers are cautious, and fuel prices plummeting.
Oct 17, 2008 By
<p>Toronto environmental lawyer Albert Koehl believes that Canada's Conservative government should embark on a national bicycle strategy.</p>
Jun 9, 2008 The Globe & Mail
<p>Transit ridership is spiking across the country as gas prices go up. Is this a tipping point for America's car culture?</p>
May 31, 2008 The Philadelphia Inquirer
People's response to death typically proceeds through various stages: disbelief, denial, anger, bargaining, guilt, and eventually acceptance and hope. Motorists' response to increased fuel price seems to follow similar stages:
May 18, 2008 By