Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Highway Repair

How Reason’s Highway Report Works Against Urban Areas

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Just what does good state highway performance look like, according to the climate change skeptics at the Reason Foundation? This “libertarian think tank” — funded by Exxon Mobil and the Koch Family Foundations, among others — has a funny way of judging these things. But media outlets all over the United States are reporting its findings as if they’re gospel. […]

The Next Generation DOT

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Cross-posted from the Strong Towns blog.  Charles Marohn is a planner and engineer in Minnesota and the executive director of Strong Towns.  We’ve been looking at the instincts of today’s transportation agencies. While on an individual level it is clear that these organizations are filled with people who are professional, competent and want to do the […]

Highway Builders to Party Leaders: The Future Is “More Than Just Roadways”

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Over the past two weeks, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association has sent letters to the Republican National Committee [PDF] and the Democratic National Committee [PDF], asking them to consider inserting a plank in their platforms about transportation. And they were clear in their letter that, despite being major cheerleaders for road-building, the future they see […]