Saturday, April 13, 2024

The traffic forecast used to justify your road widening is bogus

The predicted traffic levels on which transportation planners base their decisions are erroneous and rooted in obsolete methods. Here’s how transportation models fail to...

Eliminating driver error doesn’t work. What does? Part III: The Seven E’s

Cities across the world are arriving at the same conclusion: the only acceptable number of pedestrian crash-related deaths is zero. How can state departments...

Four ways states and the Biden administration can curb transportation pollution

Last month, the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) proposed a new rule that will require states to measure and set goals for reducing greenhouse gas...

Latest articles

2024 is a Historic Election Year and the Climate Crisis is on Everyone’s Ballot

This is poised to be a world-changing year. For countries across the globe, 2024 will be a turning point in terms of politics, with...

New survey: Accessible Streetscapes for the Disability Community

A new survey created in collaboration with Smart Growth America, the International Parking & Mobility Institute, and the Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund...

India Needs More Compact, Electrified Cities to Meet Climate Goals

Cities worldwide have two strategies available to decarbonize their transport sectors, but neither alone will be sufficient to address the impacts of climate change....

Progress for passenger rail in the South and beyond

Two recent developments at the federal level can help propel passenger rail expansion in the South and across the country.  An Amtrak Crescent line train...