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Guest Op-Ed: Micromobility Toward the Future – An Opportunity Arose in the Pandemic

If we attempt to depict the future of transportation, it might be low carbon, unmanned, shared, or electrified. On the other hand, it...

Guest Op-Ed: America Needs to Invest in Universal Road User Education

As we continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic and over 800,000 lives lost in the U.S., the number of road user deaths could...

$2.85 Billion Request for CIG in FY23; Allocation Strategy for IIJA Funding Revealed

President Biden's fiscal 2023 budget request, released yesterday, includes a $2.85 billion request for appropriations for the Federal...

Senate Transit Hearing Features Local Progress, National Criticism

One year from now, many mass transit providers in the U.S. will face a crisis. The largest providers will have spent all of their...

Guest Op-Ed: Preparing Transit for the Future of Work

The scale and speed of the transformation in the nature of work caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented. Remote work, which...

Congress and White House Open the Flow of Public Transportation Funds

Taking into account funding from the infrastructure law and the proposed FY2022 budget, total FTA funding will jump more than...

Webinar: Reforming Governance to Transform Cities

Cities own the streets that transit agencies need for their bus lanes. Regions often lack a coordinated entity to oversee...

Guest Op-Ed: The Rise of Delivery as a Service

Everyday life entirely changed for most when the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 to be a global pandemic on March 11, 2020....

Guest Op-Ed: Alternative Traffic Enforcement to Re-Center Road Safety

Transportation has become the most policed aspect of daily life in the United States. The most frequent interactions between police and...

Guest Op-Ed: Repurposed Streets + Small Vehicles = Big Wins for Climate, Safety, and Justice

Three-quarters of the U.S. population resides in cities and suburbs which share a common denominator: proximity to destinations. As a...

Links to the Text of Major Highway and Mass Transit Authorization Laws

Links to the Text of Major Highway and Mass Transit Authorization Laws 2021 IIJA (Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act), a.k.a....

As Brightline struggles with deadly accidents, what will future hold for South Florida rail expansion?

“It’s really in everyone’s interest to try to make sure this stops happening as soon as possible,” said Paul Lewis, policy...

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