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The Governors Highway Safety Association’s “Everyone Walks. Understanding & Addressing Pedestrian Safety

The Center for Sustainable Development released “Identifying Transit Deserts in Texas Cities – The Gap Between Supply and Demand

September 2013

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials released the “Commuting in America 2013: The National Report on Commuting Patterns and Trends

August 2013

The Texas A&M Transportation Institute prepared the Mobility Investment Priorities Project: Long Term Central Texas IH 35 Improvement Scenarios.

January 2013

The Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Office of Policy Analysis, Research & Innovation has released the “Case Studies of Transportation Investment to Identify the Impacts on the Local and State Economy“.

December 2012

The Texas A&M Transportation Institute released the TTI’s 2012 Urban Mobility Report

November 2012

During November and December 2010, the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA’s) Exploratory Advanced Research (EAR) Program supported a team that consisted of transportation professionals, academic faculty, and business entrepreneurs who visited informal carpool lines (also called slug lines or casual carpool lines) in Washington, DC; Houston, TX; and San Francisco, CA, to observe “slugs” and to compare practices among locations. The team also met with private ride–match providers, regional planners, carpool participants, and transportation planners and engineers, with the overall goal of studying these ridesharing systems to evaluate whether to fund research on the potential for and value of expansion or replication.  To view the casual carpool scan report, click here.

July/August 2012

Four pilot communities evaluated the effectiveness of investing Federal funds in nonmotorized transportation. The results are encouraging. Visit here to read more about this.

June 2012

Looking for information on a variety of public administration topics?  Visit here to find readings on “Public Administration and Innovation in Local Government” and “Public Transportation and Transport Engineering“.  PublicAdminstration.net provides a number of resources and helpful links.

April 2012

A great read that provides insight to transportation and age.  “Transportation and the New Generation – Why Young People Are Driving Less and What It Means for Transportation Policy”.  A new study by Frontier Group and U.S. PIRG Education Fund.  Get started here.

June 2011

June is Read & Ride Month, our celebration of the time-honored tradition of reading on trains, planes and automobiles. This report from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) would make a great read on your next transit trip. It’s called “Potential Impact of Gasoline Price Increases on U.S. Public Transportation Ridership, 2011 – 2012.” You can view it here.

April 2011

April’s case study comes from the Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Encyclopedia of the Victoria Transport Policy Institute. It should keep you busy reading all month. You may view it here.

July 2010

The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) Case Study Compendium contains a collection of all of the case studies developed by the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center and the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP). The case studies, or success stories, cover pedestrian and bicycle projects and programs from across the US and abroad, including engineering, education, enforcement, encouragement, planning, health promotion, and comprehensive safety initiatives.  Click here to read more.

 

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