Transportation and Poverty Alleviation. The transportation system should alleviate poverty and support wealth creation. Poor people and low income communities should have reliable and affordable access to good jobs, education and job training, affordable housing, childcare and other services and opportunities throughout metropolitan areas.
Driven To Spend (2000)
Driven to Spend-2000 This STPP report investigates the impact of sprawl on household transportation expenses across the country.
The Nation’s Road Capacity: How Fast Is It Growing?
Decoder: The Nation’s Road Capacity Proponents of highway capacity expansion often claim that road building is lagging far behind. The statistic they use to support this argument is that lane miles of roadways have grown by only two percent since 1990. But once we ‘decode’ this figure, it is clear that this is an inaccurate way to assess the capacity of our surface transportation infrastructure.
Easing The Burden
Easing The Burden: A companion analysis of the Texas Transportation Institute’s 2001 urban mobility study
Road Work Ahead: The United States is experiencing a boom in road construction. But ironically, the construction projects themselves can create significant congestion and delay.
High Mileage Moms (1999)
HIgh Mileage Moms: For mothers, time behind the wheel is on the rise, forcing other activities—from playing with children to getting a good night’s sleep—to take a back seat to chauffeuring and running errands.