A new report produced by Smart Growth America and the State Smart Transportation Initiative offers recommendations for how state DOTs can innovate to support economic growth and better link land use and transportation decision-making.
Sep 20, 2012 Mobilizing the Region
After the Big Dig, the most expensive highway projects are subject to more rules, but use of funds is largely up to the states, who may come back for more money pending planning and design issues that arise.
Dec 21, 2011 USA Today
The DOT awarded a billion and a half in grants to transit projects on the Fourth of July. Eric Jaffe has the lowdown on projects from Connecticut to Colorado.
Jul 5, 2011 The Infrastructurist
The federal government is paying more attention to the land use impacts of the transportation projects it's funding. <em>Next American City</em>'s Yonah Freemark worries they may be paying too much attention.
Jul 22, 2010 Next American City
This infographic from <em>GOOD</em> shows how walking and cycling have grown in America -- and how federal funding for bike and pedestrian projects have steadily increased.
Jun 30, 2010 Good
The future of American transportation could be a bit more multi-modal, if Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood gets his way. <em>NPR</em> takes a look at LaHood's plans to get bikes back onto the nation's transportation menu.
Apr 28, 2010 NPR
NY's Dept. of Transportation has released pictures of a planned separated bus route on 34th St., which would be a first for the city.
Mar 2, 2010 Streetsblog
Robert Puentes argues that a new federal interagency partnership, debuted before the Senate this week, could provide the federal leadership necessary for a unified vision of transportation, housing, and environmental policy designed to tackle our interrelated economic, energy, and climate challenges. Exclusive
Jun 22, 2009 By
Figures from the U.S. Department of Transportation show that the number of nationwide air passengers has declined from the previous year.
Jun 14, 2009 SF.STREETSBLOG.org
The New York Times asks the question Planetizen readers have been asking for months: Who is this Ray LaHood, and how did he become the choice for Secretary of Transportation?
May 6, 2009 The New York Times