Issue / Land use

Guest Op-Ed: How Will Current Land Use Patterns Impact the Deployment of Autonomous Vehicles?

There has been a considerable amount of talk about the “utopian” and “dystopian” visions of the social impacts of deploying...

Bringing MPOs Into the FAST Era

February 2, 2018 Since metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) were first formed in early 1960s, their core mission has been to...

The United States Should Go Dutch—In Roadway Policy and Design

Children in the United States learn to ride a bicycle between anywhere from age 3 to 8. But where a child lives can either encourage or...

Guest Op-Ed: Data is the Problem and the Solution for Smart Cities

A textual analysis of Smart City grant applications highlights data challenges for decision makers. Throughout the year, there are...

Anthony Foxx, Robert Moses, and the Future of Mobility

May 19, 2017 “I just read the Power Broker,” former Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx told a packed room in Washington....

FY18 Budget Outline Expected Feb. 28

February 2, 2017 House Speaker Paul Ryan has invited President Trump to address his first joint session of Congress on February 28,...

1986 Water Resources Development Act – Enrolled Bill Memo

Memo presented to President Reagan on November 17, 1986, expressing the views of the Administration on the enrolled bill H.R. 6, the...

How Local Governments Should Plan for Driverless Cars

(Ed. Note: This post is based off of a TEDx talk that Lauren Isaac recently gave in Sacramento, CA. You can watch the full talk...

What Can DC Metro’s Past Tell Us About Its Future?

May 12, 2016 The Great Society Subway: A History of the Washington Metro By Zachary Schrag (2006, with a new paperback edition in...

Convergence: Where Do We Go From Here?

Transportation systems across the world are changing rapidly. Private sector innovation has upended many traditional transportation...

Convergence: What Role Do Cities Play in a Changing Mobility Landscape?

At Eno’s Convergence conference on March 24, a session on “The Role of Cities in our Mobility Future” looked at a vital component...

1991 ISTEA – Section-by-Section Analysis of the Administration’s Bill

Section-by-section analysis provided by the Department of Transportation to Congress of the Bush Administration's proposed Surface...

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