Wednesday, September 28, 2022

When gas prices rise, choice matters

High gas prices put pressure on many Americans’ finances. Unfortunately, the cost of gas depends on a variety of factors, and there’s no silver...

How local governments can overcome delay and obstruction (part two)

Local government practitioners are often highly motivated to invest in safer street designs. But they soon encounter insurmountable barriers from the state DOT, which...

How advocates can overcome delay and obstruction (part one)

Fickr photo by Ted EytanLocal advocates fighting for safe streets and expanded transportation options will often struggle to make progress in places because transportation...

The infrastructure law and boosting access to jobs and services

Image from PxfuelThe ultimate point of transportation spending should be to connect people to jobs and services. But that’s not what we primarily use...

Don’t blame the snow, blame our roads: Why it’s so difficult to travel in...

Every year, winter storms highlight the failings of our car-first approach to infrastructure. And as climate change worsens, the need for change intensifies. Cities...

Latest articles

Following through on the ADA: The All Stations Accessibility Program

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) released a notice of funding opportunity for the All Stations Accessibility Program (ASAP) that allocates $343 million in fiscal...

A blueprint for Amtrak success from T4A Chair John Robert Smith

Amtrak has a workforce crisis on its hands. While the COVID-19 pandemic brought many of these problems to light, it did not create them....