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After a protracted controversy, the United States Olympic Committee officially terminated the bid for Boston to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games.
21 min ago   New York Times
The federal government surveyed the country to recognize the best (multi-modal) transportation planning projects.
3 days ago   Fast Lane (DOT blog)
What happened to the "strategic" in the nation's Strategic Petroleum Reserves? As Politico reveals, heretofore these oil reserves have only been sold when the nation's oil supply was threatened. Republicans leaders now view the SPR as a cash cow.
3 days ago   Politico
A new study offers evidence that walking in a natural setting is more beneficial to mental health than walking in an urban setting.
4 days ago   New York Times
High quality, high altitude images of that marvel of modern engineering: the freeway interchange.
4 days ago   Politico Magazine
A map for good reads and long drives to new places.
4 days ago   Atlas Obscura
Limitations of data collection mean many questions about housing consumption simply cannot be answered.
4 days ago   Housing Perspectives
A publicly available web tool allows access to maps that overlay environmental impacts and the populations they impact (or the populations that manage to avoid such impacts, for that matter).
4 days ago   Smithsonian Magazine
We look at what happened in the Senate on Tuesday when the six-year DRIVE Act, relying on a variety of non-user fee revenue mechanisms to finance the Highway Trust Fund shortfall for three years, failed a procedural vote, and where it goes next.
5 days ago   The Washington Post
A recent op-ed by ULI Foundation Governor and developer John McNellis argues that too many cities are forcing mixed-use developments into neighborhoods, enabling vacancies and blight in the process.
5 days ago   Urban Land Magazine
With extra layers of security and a pricing model that differs from other transportation network companies, HopSkipDrive is looking to tap into the crucial "busy parents" demographic.
6 days ago   TechCrunch