Transportation

Buffalo Video Makes the Case for Teardown

Check out this video from the Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper reviewing the Southtowns Connector project in Buffalo NY. ... read more »

The Horror of Highways cont'd, The Educational Tradeoff: Easy Driving or Easy Breathing

The University of Cincinnati has just completed an air pollution that takes another look at highway placement with respect to our daily patterns of living. ... read more »

New York Times Health: Highways Linked to Preterm Births

A recent Canadian study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health has found that "compared with living in a wealthy neighborhood farther away, living in a wealthy neighborhood with ... read more »

Texas DOT fesses up about endless subsidies for highways — will Wisconsin be next?

If you've ever been in an argument with a highway booster who claims that highways "pay for themselves" through gas tax receipts while transit requires dreaded "ongoing subsidies," you'll appreciate t ... read more »

The Time-for-Space Squeeze by Ronald Brownstein National Journal Magazine Aug 2, 2008

America would not look the way it does if our metropolitan areas had been built in an era of $4 per gallon gasoline. ... read more »

CNU Joins Transportation for America Campaign

The interstate highway system has been completed. The era of cheap gasoline is over and Americans are hurting. Bridges are crumbling. Older and rural Americans are stranded. ... read more »

Sign the Petition: Improve America's Walk Score

In partnership with Transportation for America, Walk Score has created an online petition to tell Congress to support walking, biking and transit in the 2009 Transp ... read more »

Video: CEOs for Cities' Driven to the Brink

Check out this fun video from CEOs for Cities: ... read more »

Fore!-warned is Fore!-armed?

While the news of late is enough to make misanthropy seem a pretty reasonable philosophy, it's nice to see that despite all ou ... read more »

The Myth of the Gas Tax

This study from the Texas DOT or TxDOT seeks to challenge the idea that the gas tax pays the entire cost of roads. The methodology they employ is pretty interesting. ... read more »