roads

Governing.com; King of the Road

In the April Transportation column of Governing.com Alex Marshall discuses and criticizes the tendencies of certain Conservative and Libertarian think tanks. ... read more »

Street Connectivity and Crash Safety

This essay is the first attempt (to the best of my knowledge) to mount a comprehensive counterargument to intersection spacing standards on the grounds of crash safety. Comments and feedback are requested. ... read more »

George Will on transportation

George Will wrote a column at http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/03/09/AR200703... which to some extent parrots the conventional road lobby wisdom. My thoughts on the relevant parts of his column: ... read more »

a new argument for the road lobby

One argument I've seen a lot of in the media runs as follows: "Even though we've increased road space again and again in city after city, we still haven't done enough because road space has not kept up with vehicle miles traveled." What doesn't smell right about this argument? ... read more »