Connecticut’s Transportation Plan Calls for More HighwaysBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
Why is the Nutmeg State governor planning more highways?
Amtrak Edging Towards Profitability Thanks to Northeast Corridor ImprovementsBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
And the railroad company has big plans for 2020: more-focused service across the country.
Europe’s Congestion Pricing Lessons For AmericaBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
The problem, of course, is America's car culture itself: Most commuters don't take public transit and view congestion pricing as a tax, making it a huge political lift, even if there's a groundswell of support for reform, these experts added.
All Hail! Federal Workers Using Uber Way Too MuchBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
Government workers are turning to Uber and Lyft on business trips, with a 922-percent increase in spending last year, newly released records from the General Services Administratiaon show. At the same time, workers are using less transit.
Schumer Pushes Electric Cars — Here’s Why He’s WrongBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
Message to the senior senator from New York: Electric cars are still cars — and they still suck.
Live from NY: It’s Andrew Yang On A Bike!By Aaron Short | | No Comments
Here's one election cycle that Andrew Yang is winning.
POLLY MATH: Lessons for America from the 14th Street BuswayBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
A new book by a bus expert shows that New York City did exactly the right thing — albeit taking too long to do it.
Happening Now: Meet the New Congressional Caucus for TransportationBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
Democratic Reps. Ayanna Pressley, Jesús García, and Mark Takano are forming a Future of Transportation Caucus that will push for more funding for mass transit and transit-friendly legislation..
Urban Transit Systems are Adding Riders (Mostly)By Aaron Short | | No Comments
Some American cities are bucking a years-long trend of declining transit ridership — but much depends on whether the system is good or bad (as we certainly know here in NY!).
POST-MORTEM: Car2Go is Car2Gone in 5 CitiesBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
The largest car sharing company in the world is withdrawing from five North American cities after being squeezed at both ends of a volatile economy that has given passengers a multitude options to motor around their cities.
Americans Keep Spending More on Taxis While Transit Stays FlatBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
Americans spent four times as much money on Uber and Lyft trips last year as they did in 2013. This is a crisis.
Voters Save Light Rail from Koch Brothers OnslaughtBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
Take that, Koch brothers: Voters in Phoenix have soundly rejected a proposal that would have halted the expansion of the city's light rail system.