Transportation

Report | PIRGIM Education Fund | Transportation

A New Course

How Innovative University Programs Are Reducing Driving on Campus and Creating New Models for Transportation.

Report | PIRGIM Education Fund | Transportation

A New Way to Go

 

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America is in the midst of a technological revolution, and a big shift in our transportation habits. Public officials should ensure that plans for future transit and road capacity investments adequately reflect the emergence and potential of new technology-enabled tools to reduce driving.

News Release | PIRGIM Education Fund | Transportation

21st Century Transportation

Released by: PIRGIM Education Fund

Released: Thursday, August 29, 2013

Report | PIRGIM Education Fund | Transportation

Do Roads Pay for Themselves?

Highway advocates often claim that roads “pay for themselves,” with gasoline taxes and other charges to motorists covering—or nearly covering—the full cost of highway construction and maintenance. They are wrong. 

Report | PIRGIM Education Fund | Transportation

A Track Record of Success

As America moves toward construction of new high-speed rail networks in regions throughout the country, we have much to learn from experiences abroad.

Report | PIRGIM Education Fund | Transportation

Connecting the Midwest

In building a 21st century economy, the Midwest is hampered by an outdated transportation system. Congested airports and crammed highways hinder travel around the region. As the main source of our dependence on oil, our transportation system leaves us vulnerable to oil price spikes and pollution. 

Intercity passenger rail in the Midwest can be part of the solution.

Report | PIRGIM Education Fund | Transportation

The Right Track

America’s highways and airports are increasingly congested. Our nation’s transportation system remains dependent on oil. And our existing transportation infrastructure is inadequate to the demands of the 21st century. Intercity passenger rail can help America address each of these challenges. 

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