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FHWA Proposes New Performance Measures to Reduce Congestion on the Nation’s Highways

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today released a proposed rulemaking outlining new performance measures to assess travel reliability, congestion, and emissions at a national level.  The proposed…

U.S. Department of Transportation Celebrates Opening of New Transit Center, Improving Transit Options in Rochester

October 21, 2014 - in Construction, Projects, Transit, Transportation

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 21, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today celebrated the opening of the…

New Report Outlines American Attitudes Toward Public Transit

September 19, 2014 - in Analysis, Planning, Projects, Transit, Transportation

A first-of-its-kind study about attitudes toward transit use in the U.S. was released today by TransitCenter, a philanthropy committed to improving transit…

Cisco Keeps Train Commuters Safe and Connected With New Transportation Solution

September 12, 2014 - in Corporate, Rail, Sensors, Transportation

The challenges rail travelers often experience include uncertainty about route schedules and the condition of the railways, fear of not knowing if they will safely arrive at their final destination, and sporadic Internet connectivity during their commutes.…

The Geography-Based Relationship Between Income and Transit Use

December 17, 2013 - in Analysis, Transportation

There is a common perception in much of America that poor people ride public transit to work, while wealthier people drive. Here in the D.C. area, this is true—to an extent. It's the case in the District (where the average commuter makes $51,469, to just…