• Surface Transportation Innovations #35

    Topics include: Making urban highways more likeable through innovative design; Portland confronts goods-movement congestion; Brookings looks at costs and benefits of rail transit; and other news.

  • Surface Transportation Innovations #33

    Topics include: why American cities don't work for transit; dueling technologies for future tolling; cleaner diesel trucks and the implications for transportation planning; feedback on the Winston/Langer paper; and quotable quotes.

  • Surface Transportation Innovations #34

    Topics include: Reason's first Mobility Project study finds that adding capacity is key to cutting congestion; GAO study shows tolling's potential; feel-good, high cost air quality efforts; Tampa's new elevated express lanes; and other news.

  • Surface Transportation Innovations #32

    Topics include: Brookings' new study on highway spending vs. congestion; phasing out toll plazas; evacuations and toll roads; moderate growth projected in vehicle miles traveled; and news notes.

  • Surface Transportation Innovations #31

    Topics include: US DOT's new anti-congestion program; tolling key to adding highway capacity; Washington DOT congestion study recommends more lanes and pricing; debunking sprawl misconceptions; and Gabriel Roth's new book on market-based roadways.

  • Surface Transportation Innovations #30

    Topics include: new book on future of highways; long-term concessions in Texas; Fitch and S&P on private toll roads; sticker tags making real headway; pricing trucks at ports; gas tax contrarian; and other news.

  • Surface Transportation Innovations #29

    Topics include: TRB committee concludes tolls should replace fuel taxes; getting serious about traffic congestion; the future of ITS; electronic toll collection for rental cars; urban sprawl myths; and other news.

  • Surface Transportation Innovations #28

    Topics include: Reason's new Mobility Project; occupancy detection for HOV/HOT lanes; more HOV lane concerns; truck-only toll lanes moving forward; and other news.

  • Surface Transportation Innovations #27

    Topics include: telecommuting's cost-effectiveness; congestion and regional economies; PPPs for transport infrastructure; guidelines for state PPP legislation; and other news.