Last updated: May 13, 2015
2015 review of recent reports, research and analysis relating to Amtrak, rail transit and related health and safety issues, with further context on infrastructure and technology spending.
Last updated: November 17, 2014
2011 study from the University of Toronto and London School of Economics on the relationship between infrastructure and automotive traffic levels.
Last updated: September 5, 2014
Harvard professor Gómez-Ibáñez talks about research on subjects as diverse as transit in the developing world, electric vehicles in urban areas and high-speed rail.
Last updated: April 24, 2014
2014 study by the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on ways that nations, states and municipalities can act to limit or reverse trends in CO2 emissions.
Last updated: January 15, 2013
2012 roundup of recent research on issues related to the major commuting modes in the United States, including cars, public transit, bicycles, and walking.
Last updated: May 22, 2012
2012 paper by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco for the National Bureau of Economic Research on the economic effects of spending on highway projects.
Last updated: February 14, 2012
2011 study in Psychological Science on the connection between progressive taxation and the happiness of citizens around the world.
Last updated: September 22, 2011
2011 report by the Brookings Institute’s Metropolitan Policy Program on the transit options of U.S. households without private vehicles.
Last updated: June 3, 2011
2011 study by the Brookings Institution on how well U.S. public-transportation networks line up with the needs of workers and commuters.
Last updated: May 12, 2011
2011 report by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on how building location factors into the total cost of household energy use.