Victoria Transport Policy Institute

February 21, 2010, 11am PST
The Victoria Transport Policy Institute has released this report to guide municipalities to transition from 'free' parking (though author Todd Litman is quick to point out that it is never free) to charging for parking directly.
Victoria Transport Policy Institute
September 3, 2009, 1pm PDT
Consumer preference surveys indicate that total U.S. demand for large-lot, exurban housing will not increase, while demand for small-lot and attached housing in accessible, multi-modal locations will double during the next two decades.
Victoria Transport Policy Institute
April 9, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>This study investigates the value travelers place on qualitative factors such as comfort, convenience, security and reliability, and practical ways to quantify these values for transport planning and project evaluation.</p>
Victoria Transport Policy Institute
January 19, 2007, 9am PST
<p>By implementing practical market reforms that discourage car trips, cities can solve traffic problems and improve air quality.</p>
Victoria Transport Policy Institute
September 14, 2006, 1pm PDT
A new paper evaluates claims that highway capacity expansion is a cost effective and desirable solution to urban traffic congestion problems.
Victoria Transport Policy Institute
September 21, 2005, 9am PDT
This paper examines failures in Hurricane Katrina disaster response and their lessons for transportation policy and planning in other communities.
Victoria Transport Policy Institute
July 10, 2005, 7am PDT
Despite recent terrorist attacks, public transit is still an extremely safe form of travel, writes Todd Litman.
Victoria Transport Policy Institute
June 24, 2005, 6am PDT
Todd Litman of VTPI publishes an initial response to the 2005 Rail Disasters report, and finds the rating system flawed.
Victoria Transport Policy Institute
May 17, 2005, 10am PDT
A detailed analysis of cycling programs and trends in six major Canadian cities which have made "impressive efforts" to encourage cycling.
Victoria Transport Policy Institute
May 4, 2005, 7am PDT
A new paper evaluates public policy options for responding to rising fuel prices.
Victoria Transport Policy Institute
April 3, 2005, 5am PDT
A new paper provides guidance on the selection of indicators for comprehensive and sustainable transportation planning.
Victoria Transport Policy Institute
December 29, 2004, 5am PST
A new paper by VTPI examines various demographic, economic and market trends that affect travel demand, and their implications for transport planning during the next century.
Victoria Transport Policy Institute
December 8, 2004, 1pm PST
A new report evaluates rail transit criticisms to discern legitimate and helpful analysis from errors and misrepresentations.
Victoria Transport Policy Institute
December 7, 2004, 1pm PST
A new study evaluates rail transit benefits based on a comprehensive analysis of transportation system performance in major U.S. cities.
Victoria Transport Policy Institute
December 7, 2004, 5am PST
Proximity to transit often increases property values enough to offset some or all of transit system capital costs.
Victoria Transport Policy Institute
October 29, 2004, 10am PDT
A new report from the Victoria Transport Policy Institute evaluates the benefits of rail transit in a study of major U.S. cities.
Victoria Transport Policy Institute
August 1, 2004, 1pm PDT
The Victoria Transport Policy Institute has updated it's online Transportation Demand Management Encyclopedia.
Victoria Transport Policy Institute
July 22, 2004, 7am PDT
Continuing the sprawl vs. smart growth debate, Todd Littman of the Victoria Transport Policy Institute responds to The Heritage Foundation's recent study that argues lower-density development, or sprawl, is less costly than smart growth.
Victoria Transport Policy Institute
April 21, 2004, 5am PDT
A report by the Victoria Transport Policy Institute finds that cities with rail transit Systems have significantly less traffic congestion.
Victoria Transport Policy Institute
September 1, 2003, 9am PDT
The Victoria Transportation Policy Institute issues a highly detailed critique of the most common Smart Growth criticisms.
Victoria Transport Policy Institute