Gas

The average family paid 25% more in gas in 2011 than they did in 2010. With that trend expected to continue into the foreseeable future, the case for the importance of walkable neighborhoods will grow along with it.
Jan 14, 2012   PlaceShakers
Cities are filled with gas-guzzlers, but some guzzle more than others. This infographic from <em>Mint</em> looks at which U.S. cities spend the most and least on gas.
Jul 28, 2011   Mint
A group of mayor in the metropolitan Vancouver area have proposed an increase in the gas tax to develop a fund for a long-stalled transit project.
Jul 12, 2011   The Globe and Mail
<p>City officials in Lockhart, near Austin, consider allowing golf carts on arterial streets.</p>
Jul 7, 2008   Fox 7 KTBC Austin
<p>Fort Worth, Texas officials try to tackle the thorny issue of gas pipelines snaking through residential neighborhoods.</p>
Jun 25, 2008   Fort Worth Star-Telegram
<p>Oklahoma City residents used to 70-mile commutes are turning to carpooling as gas hovers at $4 a gallon. But with the largest land area of any U.S. city, providing public transit remains a major challenge.</p>
Jun 14, 2008   CNNMoney.com
Three whammy’s are pressing America’s luck this spring as the nation engages in one of the most exciting presidential elections in my lifetime. The problem is that the only solution that has been proposed at the national-level has been a gas tax holiday. A gas tax holiday would have the effect of starving our increasingly troubled transportation system of the necessary funds to maintain and improve infrastructure and service. Opinion
May 21, 2008   By John Renne