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Transportation Policy

October 16, 2019, 11am PDT
A new congressional caucus has been formed under the assumption that federal transportation policy is regressive and discriminatory.
WBZ News Radio
October 10, 2019, 1pm PDT
When it comes to grants, one state has the attention of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao above all others.
Politico
October 4, 2019, 6am PDT
Transportation for America, one of the leading advocacy organizations for multi-modal funding at the federal level, has announced a drastic change to its agenda.
Transportation for America
September 25, 2019, 10am PDT
A new guide says cities need to plan now for AVs so they are not caught off guard when the technology finally arrives.
Wired
September 25, 2019, 8am PDT
The dominant narrative is that streets are for cars and infrastructure that accommodates driving is necessary for cities to grow. But cities ended up this way because of decisions that make other modes secondary.
The Outline
July 25, 2019, 1pm PDT
Both Bird and Lime have organized boards of experts to conduct research and advise the companies as their micromobility ventures grow.
CityLab
July 24, 2019, 7am PDT
New survey findings identify transit priorities among residents in D.C. and surrounding areas, and indicate broad support for public investments.
Greater Greater Washington
June 26, 2019, 7am PDT
A new study indicates that cities across the country are defining and regulating personal transportation devices in very different ways.
Mineta Transportation Institute
May 29, 2019, 8am PDT
According to this blog post, federal transportation policies are misdirected, inconsistent, and destructive. A comprehensive overhaul of federal transportation policy is necessary.
Transportation for America
March 26, 2019, 6am PDT
With infrastructure and housing prices in the national discussion more than ever before, the federal government still doesn't seem ready to really change its ways.
Route Fifty
Feature
March 25, 2019, 6am PDT
In the age of new technology, is it better to ask for forgiveness, or beg for permission? Austin Brown and Kelly Fleming of UC Davis explore why companies have taken this approach and how policymakers and business leaders can improve the situation.
Austin Brown, Kelly Fleming
September 11, 2018, 9am PDT
David Alpert and DW Rowlands of Greater Greater Washington share their hopes for a planned review of D.C.'s bus system.
Greater Greater Washington
September 4, 2018, 5am PDT
A new study concludes that not only is transit a safer way to travel, but communities oriented around transit are also safer. As a result, planning approaches that encourage transit also increase traffic safety.
Streetsblog USA
August 28, 2018, 10am PDT
Caltrans says signs on transportation projects are nothing more than a useful way to show taxpayers that gas tax funds are being put to good use. But not everyone agrees.
KPCC
Blog post
December 5, 2016, 5am PST
An efficient and equitable transport system must be diverse to serve diverse travel demands. Planners need better tools to quantify and communicate the benefits of walking, cycling and public transit to sometimes skeptical decision makers.
Todd Litman
Blog post
July 11, 2016, 5am PDT
The transportation policy debate regularly falls victim to incorrect or incomplete "facts" getting passed around like the game of telephone.
Steven Polzin
April 14, 2016, 8am PDT
An article for Next City reveals the transportation policy platforms of Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and Bernie Sanders, asking the question of whether any of them will shift new support to public transit.
Next City
January 19, 2016, 7am PST
The build out of mass transit and bicycle infrastructure hasn’t been the cure-all for shifting commuters from single-person autos to alternate modes of transit, as many had hoped. Maybe it's time we start looking at how to disincentivize driving.
The New Republic
October 12, 2015, 7am PDT
The 82 municipalities that make up Greater Montreal are finally working together to forge a more sustainable, economically robust future.
Citiscope
March 19, 2015, 9am PDT
Though the Los Angeles region is very dense, significant barriers to transit-oriented planning remain. Based on this analysis, the lack of a central urban core shouldn't be one of them.
Medium