56 Blog Posts From the Mass Transit Tag


The Problem with Road Diets

The Problem with Road Diets

Over 80 percent of adult Americans drive and driving is the number one way most Americans travel today. Five out of the top 10 most congested cities in the world are from the U.S. and that is why cities across the country are trying to find ways to combat congestion on existing roads. Many urban […]

Big Cities + Autonomous Vehicles = Lack of Funding

The NMA Foundation presents The Car of the Future weekly feature. Cities big and small want to jump on the autonomous vehicle (AV) revolution. Bismarck, North Dakota announced recently that they will begin experimenting with one driverless bus. Monticello, Minnesota has already been testing driverless buses this winter. Waymo announced it will be testing some of its fleet […]

Congestion Pricing Cannot be the Future of Transportation Funding, Part 2: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #469

Congestion Pricing Cannot be the Future of Transportation Funding, Part 2: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #469

To read Part 1, click HERE. New York City (NYC) finds itself in a transportation perfect storm. The subway system is at a breaking point. Residents are abandoning city buses by droves because it’s faster to walk most days. Ridesharing vehicles clog the already snarled streets. At the center of it all: the mayor and […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: December 25, 2017

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: December 25, 2017

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –TX Appeals Court takes on RLCS– –WA State Toll Experiment a Failure– –Editorial: $44 Tolls just the beginning– Friday, December 22, 2017 Oregon: Federal Judge Sides With Anti-Camera Engineer Oregon officials admittedly violated the free speech rights of a man who criticized the use of red-light cameras. A federal magistrate […]

Are We the World’s Best Drivers? U.S. vs. International Driving Habits, Compared

It’s no secret that car accident rates and fatalities still plague the United States. In fact, motor vehicle crashes are currently the leading cause of death for U.S. teens. What are we doing wrong on the road? The problem may lie, not in our skills themselves, but in our arrogance regarding them. According to a […]