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Understanding the Travel Trends of Teens and Young Adults
Mar 23 |
Understanding the Travel Trends of Teens and Young Adults
Driving has been flat or declining for much of the 2000s, especially among the so-called Millennial Generation. Explanations for this break with a near century long driving trends abound: Young adults are rejecting the suburban, auto-oriented lifestyles favored by their parents; a new greener ethos is...
Transportation at the Ballot Box:  Tracking and Explaining Success
Apr 20 |
Transportation at the Ballot Box: Tracking and Explaining Success
The ballot box can be an effective way to increase funding to create more livable communities through transportation. In 2016, with over $250 billion at stake, voters approved approximately 70% of measures. While it is easy to describe anecdotes to illustrate success stories of local ballot measures, tracking success across the country is challenging.
Tolling the Interstates: Allowing States Greater Flexibility to Fund Their Infrastructure Needs
May 18 |
Tolling the Interstates: Allowing States Greater Flexibility to Fund Their Infrastructure Needs
Since 2008, Congress has transferred more than $140 Billion dollars from the General Fund to supplement the Highway Trust Fund. Congress has also taken a no new taxes position and not raised the federal gas tax since 1993. To fill the funding gap, nineteen states and the District of Columbia have raised their gas tax since 2013. However, given rising demand, states are desperately seeking new ways to finance and fund their major infrastructure needs.
The Road to Autonomous & Electric Vehicles
Jun 13 |
The Road to Autonomous & Electric Vehicles
This presentation will explore key enabling technologies, trends and adoption drivers for autonomous vehicles (AVs) and electric vehicles (EVs). AVs require the confluence of new technologies like sensor fusion, artificial intelligence, connectivity and security, in addition to a supportive policy, certification and regulatory environment.