Wednesday, April 24, 2024

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...

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Congressional briefing emphasizes electrification and public transit to meet climate goals

54 years since the first Earth Day, the US is still focusing on highway expansion. In light of increasing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, due...

There’s a climate cost to America’s freeways, and it’s not paid equally.

The environmental impacts of the Interstate Highway System continue to harm communities of color through health hazards, pollution, and displacement. Flickr photo The sprawling roadway network...

How Indonesian Cities Are Prioritizing Inclusive Public Transport

The lack of holistic data on how marginalized and differently-abled groups move in major cities is often a barrier to developing more inclusive urban...

How Indonesian Cities Are Prioritizing Inclusive Public Transport

The lack of holistic data on how marginalized and differently-abled groups move in major cities is often a barrier to developing more inclusive urban...