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Most Americans Still Driving, but New Census Data Reveal Shifts at the Metro Level

September 30, 2014 - in Analysis, Projects, Roads, Transportation

Driving to work has been a staple in the American commute for decades, but it appears the country’s love affair with cars is stalling in many places. After years of sustained growth, driving levels are flat-lining, while more young people are opting for…

Can Cities Manage Disruptive Technology?

May 30, 2014 - in Maintenance

“More than ever in history, a successful city thrives on the kind of disruption new technology brings,” said New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio last…

Beyond Shovel-Ready: The Extent and Impact of U.S. Infrastructure Jobs

May 9, 2014 - in Analysis, Projects

In 2012, 14.2 million workers were employed in infrastructure jobs across the country, accounting for 11 percent of national employment. Truck drivers,…