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Can Uber replace your car?

Sep 12, 2014
If I spend one more dollar on this car...Give it up! Go car free! Could you?
Posted In: Uber, Transportation
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States raise transportation taxes after federal cuts

Aug 5, 2014
We look at how states are looking at upping taxes to fill the holes in our roads.
Posted In: Transportation, roads, infrastructure

The U.S. Highway Trust Fund is running low on cash

Jul 11, 2014
What happens to our roads and bridges?
Posted In: highway trust fund, Transportation

Congress could hit dead end with highway funding

Jul 7, 2014
The Highway Trust Fund could be slashed in August, unless Congress acts soon.
Posted In: Transportation, highways

How the White House calculates infrastructure jobs

May 14, 2014
White House warns 700,000 infrastructure jobs could be lost. What's that include?
Posted In: infrastructure, Traffic, Transportation, urban planning

Public transportation at its highest level since 1956

Mar 10, 2014
Americans took more than 10 billion public transport trips in 2013.
Posted In: public transportation, cars, driving, Transportation

'Lexus lanes' and the price of saving time

Mar 4, 2014
Express lane tolling systems were designed to keep lanes free by jacking up prices during peak periods. But it turns out rush-hour drivers aren't discouraged by sky-high tolls.
Posted In: Transportation, toll lanes, express lanes, freeway, cars

In Chicago, a sophisticated new rail fare system that doesn't work

Nov 6, 2013
Chicago's new system offers more features for transit riders -- when it works. The city's transit agency has delayed the phase-out of the old system.
Posted In: CTA, Chicago Transit Authority, Transportation, ventra

As global traffic spirals, roundabouts are on a roll

Oct 17, 2013
Roundabouts are becoming increasingly common here in America, and in other countries.
Posted In: roundabouts, Transportation, roads

Egypt's trains falter; microbuses fill the gap

Sep 9, 2013
Egypt's new government has suspended the national rail service. This is bad news for most Egyptians, but good news for the country's microbus drivers.
Posted In: Egypt, Transportation, middle east

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