Researchers assess performance of state transportation systems using sustainability index

New research from the University of Connecticut sheds valuable light on key policy objectives for improving the sustainability of state transportation systems. According to the research, states with high rates of automobile use and high VMT are generally ranked poorly.

Researchers assess performance of state transportation systems using sustainability index

New research from the University of Connecticut sheds valuable light on key policy objectives for improving the sustainability of state transportation systems. According to the research, states with high rates of automobile use and high VMT are generally ranked poorly.

Judge cites lack of transit in ruling on freeway project

A federal judge in Wisconsin has issued a preliminary injunction halting a major urban freeway project and agreeing with community groups that low-income residents could suffer “irreparable harm” if the project moves forward. The groups contend that the project advantages wealthier auto commuters at the expense of poorer transit riders.

Comprehensive Evaluation of Transport Energy Conservation and Emission Reduction Policies (Victoria Transport Policy Institute, 2012)

Transportation strategies that reduce emissions and conserve energy and grouped into either “cleaner vehicles” or “mobility management” (VMT reduction and demand management.) This report examines the cost effectiveness of these two strategies. Download full report.

Comprehensive Evaluation of Transport Energy Conservation and Emission Reduction Policies (Victoria Transport Policy Institute, 2012)

Transportation strategies that reduce emissions and conserve energy and grouped into either “cleaner vehicles” or “mobility management” (VMT reduction and demand management.) This report examines the cost effectiveness of these two strategies. Download full report.