Transportation Planning

In a recent review of the state-of-the-art, two planning researchers conclude that traffic forecasts often fail to accurately predict that demand for new transportation infrastructure.
Jun 16, 2014   Transport Reviews
Conventional planning tends to consider traffic congestion a significant cost and roadway expansion the preferred solution. It evaluates transport system performance based on indicators such as roadway Level of Service (LOS) Opinion
Sep 13, 2012   By Todd Litman
Delhi attempts to cut its self-imposed red tape with a unified transportation agency.
Aug 23, 2012   The Wall Street Journal
IBM put some of their expert engineers on loan for three weeks to the city of Boston to analyze current traffic data feeds (yes, this includes Twitter), resulting in new tools to help curb congestion.
Jul 3, 2012   Gigaom
InTransition magazine examined the daunting difficulties transportation authorities and the public faced while trying to evacuate Tokyo on the day of the Great Tohuku Earthquake in March.
Nov 15, 2011   InTransition
The U.S. Department of Transportation in 2007 selected five cities it thought could effectively implement congestion pricing, but none have come to fruition. What's holding back congestion pricing in the U.S.?
Jun 24, 2011   Next American City
For autonomous vehicles to roam the freeway, infrastructure and the law will need to accelerate and catch up with innovation, experts say.
Jun 21, 2011   The Infrastructurist
Leaders in Charleston County have reversed course on a $500 million highway expansion plan, following public outcry.
Apr 19, 2011   Streetsblog Capitol Hill
China's city planners are busy figuring out solutions to transportation issues at a time when the rapidly developing country has become the world's largest automobile market.
Feb 25, 2011   The New York Times
In this op-ed, Daniel Shoer Roth says that fast roads are still the be-all and end-all of transportation planning in South Florida.
Jan 7, 2011   The Miami Herald
MacDill Air Force Base has created a snarl of traffic in Tampa. Transportation planners are at a loss to find a solution so far.
Jan 5, 2011   The St. Petersburg Times