Victoria Transport Policy Institute

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.
Feb 21, 2010   Victoria Transport Policy Institute
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.
Sep 3, 2009   Victoria Transport Policy Institute
<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>
Apr 9, 2007   Victoria Transport Policy Institute
<p>By implementing practical market reforms that discourage car trips, cities can solve traffic problems and improve air quality.</p>
Jan 19, 2007   Victoria Transport Policy Institute
A new paper evaluates claims that highway capacity expansion is a cost effective and desirable solution to urban traffic congestion problems.
Sep 14, 2006   Victoria Transport Policy Institute
This paper examines failures in Hurricane Katrina disaster response and their lessons for transportation policy and planning in other communities.
Sep 21, 2005   Victoria Transport Policy Institute
Despite recent terrorist attacks, public transit is still an extremely safe form of travel, writes Todd Litman.
Jul 10, 2005   Victoria Transport Policy Institute
Todd Litman of VTPI publishes an initial response to the 2005 Rail Disasters report, and finds the rating system flawed.
Jun 24, 2005   Victoria Transport Policy Institute
A detailed analysis of cycling programs and trends in six major Canadian cities which have made "impressive efforts" to encourage cycling.
May 17, 2005   Victoria Transport Policy Institute
A new paper evaluates public policy options for responding to rising fuel prices.
May 4, 2005   Victoria Transport Policy Institute
A new paper provides guidance on the selection of indicators for comprehensive and sustainable transportation planning.
Apr 3, 2005   Victoria Transport Policy Institute