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AAA estimates estimates 34 million Americans will travel by car this Independence Day weekend, a new record.

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What If We Measure Streets for Walking the Way We Measure Streets for Cars?

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“What you measure is what you get,” the saying goes. In transportation, the dominant metrics are all about moving motor vehicle traffic, so America has built a transportation network that moves a lot of cars. Our streets may be dangerous, expensive, and inefficient, but they do process huge volumes of motor vehicles. A quintessentially American transportation metric — […]

Sustainable Transport Saves New Yorkers $19 Billion Per Year

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New York City residents save at least $19 billion each year by driving less than other Americans, according to a new report from the non-profit CEOs for Cities. "New York City’s Green Dividend" [PDF] makes the case that investing in transit, walking, and cycling isn’t just better for the environment, it’s great for our wallets […]