Critics of fuel-efficiency standards have long argued that, by making cars lighter, they make cars more dangerous. A new paper challenges this theory, arguing that they may be saving lives.
Federal laws protect air passengers and direct how airlines must compensate anyone bumped from a flight. This tip sheet helps journalists comb through the fine print.
The melting ice caps will not only impact our coastlines, but may radically alter international trade, a new study finds.
Airplanes are now the largest source of lead pollution in the United States. Americans hurt by lead exposure may be losing billions in lost wages.
A 2016 study in
BMJ Injury Prevention finds that for every dollar New York City spends on new bike lanes, more people ride and overall public health improves.
2016 study in
Public Finance Review that tries to gauge the public’s interest in new sources of revenue to fund road construction and maintenance.
2015 selection of research that helps define, understand and analyze the sharing economy, those who participate in it and its economic impact.
2015 review of scholarship on impact of air pollution in the United States, including health effects, economic costs and automotive and transportation causes.
2015 report from Yale University and the University of Florida that estimates the amount of solid waste the U.S. disposed of in 2012 and analyzes the effectiveness of U.S. landfills at capturing gas emissions.
2015 study in
Forensic Science, Medicine and Pathology estimating the exact conditions endured by an infant across different seasonal temperatures.