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Congress’s transportation problems (and projects)

Congress’s transportation problems (and projects)

| March 17, 2015

Congress is currently facing a tempest of transportation issues. First and foremost is the impending budget deadline, fast approaching on May 31, but there are other looming problems and projects, too, including regulatory agency vacancies that are drawing attention to transportation safety, as well as renewed efforts to reinstate Amtrak service between New Orleans and […]

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Transportation roundup 1/27/15

Transportation roundup 1/27/15

| January 27, 2015

Streets & Highways Effects of providing total cost of ownership information on consumers’ intent to purchase a hybrid or plug-in electric vehicle // Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice [study] Road pricing for congestion and accident externalities for mixed traffic of motorcycles and automobiles  // Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice [study] Investigating the nature and impact of reporting […]

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Transportation roundup 1/21/15

Transportation roundup 1/21/15

| January 21, 2015

Streets & Highways Adrift at the Margins of Urban Society: What Role Does Neighborhood Play? // Urban Affairs Review [study] Cities and Sustainability: Polycentric Action and Multilevel Governance // Urban Affairs Review [study] ICE Virtual Library: The impact of wind turbine traffic on highways in Texas, USA // Institution of Civil Engineers [study] Obama leaves out gas tax […]

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Funding gaps threaten transportation projects of all sizes

Funding gaps threaten transportation projects of all sizes

| December 2, 2014

The struggles of the federal Highway Trust Fund continue to affect states and regions throughout the United States. The fuel taxes that power the fund haven’t increased in two decades; here’s what a few state and local governments are reporting about their transportation finance situations. Texas Despite the passage of Proposition 1, which will funnel […]

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