Bundling projects can lead to less competition and can squeeze out smaller minority- and women-owned businesses in favor of larger national and international firms.
A recent study by researchers at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University uses a route diversity index to measure resilience and accessibility on a fine scale for planned Mass Transit Railway expansions.
A new study shows that transit riders and cyclists have significantly lower surface area allocated to them for exclusive use compared to demand.
Based on costs of providing parking in Seattle, the authors estimate the reduction in parking capacity saved some $537 million.
A 14-year study from the University of Minnesota demonstrates that painted stop bars at intersections have little effectiveness in reducing collisions or influencing motorist stopping position.
Important new research shows that road design actually plays an important role in curbing the most dangerous consequences of distracted driving.
The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) has adopted a policy to evaluate whether to fund proposed highway interchange projects based partially on their regionwide economic impacts, which communities will benefit, and which may experience decline and other negative long-term effects as a result.
Planners and engineers need tools to quantify the space allocated to the various travel modes—both when they are moving and at rest. A new paper quantifies space used by transportation modes as a space-time calculation. This is an important tool in calculating the efficiency – or inefficiency – of some modes, as well as in the consideration of equity in use of public space.
A new study further illustrates the trend that the streets of the U.S. are becoming more gridded since the 1990s, and that, as streets become more gridded, car ownership declines.
An audit by the Oregon Secretary of State shows successes and suggestions for ODOT, including shifting its stakeholder process to include more bicycle and pedestrian groups.