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Federal Program To Award $450 Million to University Transportation Centers

The program will fund research on mobility, congestion, safety, and other crucial transportation issues.

June 7, 2022 - U.S. Department Of Transportation

Scooters Portland

Research Shows Little Consistency in ‘Rules of the Road’ for Micromobility Devices

A new study indicates that cities across the country are defining and regulating personal transportation devices in very different ways.

June 26, 2019 - Mineta Transportation Institute


Hit-and-Run Traffic Fatalities Reach Record High

Over 2,000 people died from hit-and-run collisions on American roads in 2016, the highest since 2009, claiming a disproportionate amount of pedestrian and cyclist lives. One solution: more protected bike lanes.

April 30, 2018 - CBS This Morning

Bike Racks

Friday Funny: Parody Twitter Account Roasts the Transportation Research Board

The week has been marked by a steady stream of news about new research and ideas coming from the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting. There to poke fun at it all was parody Twitter account @FakeTRB.

January 15, 2016 - Twitter

Study: BRT Lines Offer Significant Real Estate and Jobs Benefits

The real estate market has been transformed in cites that added bus rapid transit in the past decade, according to a new study presented this week at the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting.

January 14, 2016 - Streetsblog USA

Transit Survey Answers the Who and Why of American Transit Use

A new survey from TransitCenter surveyed 11,846 Americans on their transit use, living environment, upbringing, and personal characteristics.

September 20, 2014 - Streetsblog USA

How Taxis Augment Public Transit

Urban Planning Professor David King has found that rather than working in competition, taxi cabs actually augment public transit networks.

February 5, 2012 - The Atlantic Cities

Six States' Attempts To Increase Fuel Taxes

A new 21-page report evaluates the efforts of ID, NH, MA, MN, OR, and VT to raise state fuel taxes from 2006-2009. Why did only two succeed? This analysis looks only at how the debates were played out in print media in each of the states.

June 7, 2010 - University of Vermont Transportation Research Center

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