Transportation

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 »

Honda's new fuel cell car hits the streets

Honda's new FCX Clarity, a hydrogen fuel cell-powered car, is rolling off assembly lines in Japan, and on its way to celebrity c ... read more »

Rail rides a run of good news

The week that ended with a Friday the 13th was filled with rather good news for the transit and train mavens (and Cubs fans) among us. ... read more »

Chicago Kicking Off First Pedestrian Plan

While many Chicago neighborhoods are great places for walking, pedestrians still face quality of life and safety issues walking our streets every day. ... read more »