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    It’s Atlanta’s future–Georgia’s future–that is in jeopardy as state leaders remain committed to expensive interchange rebuilds despite the “referendum loss.”

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Why Isn’t Traffic Reduction a Top Public Health Concern?

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Earlier this week, Ken Archer at Greater Greater Washington posted this revealing graphic showing the relationship between the amount of driving we do in the United States and the death toll on our roads. Even as conventional traffic safety techniques have made driving less deadly, the rise in miles driven knocked back those improvements. It […]

Transit Opponents Fight Ballot Measures With the Language of Tech Futurism

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Today’s a huge day for transit on local ballots. Ballot measures in Detroit, Indianapolis, Raleigh, Seattle, and Los Angeles, among other places, could significantly expand transit access for millions of people. In many of these cities, transit opponents have seized on the same feeble argument: Investment in transit isn’t needed because soon Uber and Lyft and self-driving cars will […]

One More Reason Not to Trust Reason’s Attacks on Rail

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The Reason Foundation is one of the most persistent rail opponents in the United States. With remarkable consistency, Reason condemns high-speed rail, private intercity rail projects, and local transit expansions. No matter how shaky its numbers may be, you can count on Reason to undermine any transit project that runs on rails. Shane Phillips at Better Institutions was […]