Issue / Emissions

Beyond Speculation 2.0: Automated Vehicles and Public Policy

Technology continues to alter how people and goods move. One innovation that has the greatest potential to upend traditional travel is...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of April 1, 2019

Tuesday, April 2 - House Transportation and Infrastructure - Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials -...

Speeding Up Electric Vehicle Adoption in the US

March 28, 2019 The transportation sector is the fastest growing contributor to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the U.S.,...

Capitol Hill Events – Week of March 11, 2019

Tuesday, March 12 – House Transportation and Infrastructure – Subcommittee on Aviation – subcommittee hearing entitled "Looking...

“Green New Deal” Outline Introduced in House, Senate

February 8, 2019 Yesterday, progressive Members of Congress introduced a non-binding resolution calling on Congress to adopt a...

Is the Federal-Aid Highway Program Compatible With the “Green New Deal?”

January 25, 2019 The Democratic takeover of the House of Representatives has energized progressives, and many are choosing to spend...

Overdue and Overlooked: Congestion Pricing

January 9, 2019 While no silver bullet will fix the woes of urban mobility and access, transportation economists believe that...

Op-Ed: Four Transportation Policy Predictions for 2019

Transportation in the United States is in the midst of major change. Last year brought a record number of airline passengers to...

Stakeholders Debate Future of Renewable Fuel Standard at House Hearing

December 13, 2018 A bill that would require new cars to operate using more efficient gasoline and sunset the Renewable Fuel Standard...

What Is the Future of the Interstate Highway System? TRB Consensus Study Released

December 6, 2018 Three years and two days after the enactment of the FAST Act, the Transportation Research Board of the National...

Key Stakeholders Provide Comment on CAFE Standards Revision

November 2, 2018 In August, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

Not Your Run of the Millage: How Washington State’s Carbon Fee Ballot Proposal Addresses Transportation

October 23, 2018 Funding better transportation tends to be a winning proposition at the ballot box—with a success rate around 70...

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