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The strategy of Iowa's Department of Transportation chief, Paul Trombino III, for maintaining the state's "25,000 bridges, 114,000 miles of roadway, and more than 4,000 miles of rail" is not to do so. In a word, "shrinkage" is part of the solution.
3 hours ago   KCRG-TV9
If you thought inflation and fuel efficiency, along with politicians unwillingness to raise gas taxes were the main causes of America's decaying road and bridges, S&P adds another contributing factor—millennial transportation preferences.
Oct 22, 2015   Marketwatch
Reflection on the education provided by the irreverent game called Cards Against Urbanity has led the game's creators to create a new, less snarky version of the game.
Oct 21, 2015   Next City
As some areas of the country seek out new sources of water, other areas are trying to protect what they have.
Oct 21, 2015   Brookings: The Avenue
K-12 geography proficiency has not improved since 1994.
Oct 21, 2015   Association of American Geographers
Yonah Freemark throws cold water on the notion that the country is becoming less auto-dependent. Yes, millennials are less auto-oriented than older were, but they haven't stopped per-capita vehicle miles traveled from increasing.
Oct 21, 2015   the transport politic
In pursuit of an honest conversation about congestion, Charles Marohn produces a comparison between roads and stormwater infrastructure.
Oct 20, 2015   Strong Towns
Planetizen Managing Editor James Brasuell recently gave the Pitkin Lecture at the Pennsylvania state chapter of the American Planning Association's annual conference. An adapted and excerpted version of that lecture follows. Exclusive
Oct 20, 2015  By James Brasuell
As Houston, Dallas and other sun belt cities build out their light-rail systems, some are asking if the investment is worth it.
Oct 20, 2015   New Geography
Some cities take their surveillance of traffic violations very seriously. Washington, D.C., this time we're looking at you.
Oct 19, 2015   Vox
The current patch bill funding highway and transit spending expires on Oct. 29. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has released a multi-year bill called the Surface Transportation Reauthorization & Reform Act of 2015 (STRR Act).
Oct 19, 2015   The Hill