Posts tagged with 'highways'
Research Recap, December 12: Healthy GHG Mitigation, Safer U.S. Roads, EV Connectivity
Research Recap, December 12: Healthy GHG Mitigation, Safer U.S. Roads, EV Connectivity
Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. Healthy GHG Mitigation The World Heath Organization (WHO) released a new report on the health benefits ...
Glasgow's Controversial Road Expansion
Glasgow's Controversial Road Expansion
Glasgow, Scotland today revealed a new highway extension, a project that has been met with much controversy. The five-mile extension, referred to as the M74, has been in the works since October 1995, with opposition from environmental groups starting early ...
U.S. Road Expansion Costing Taxpayers
U.S. Road Expansion Costing Taxpayers
“Every $1 spent to keep a road in good condition avoids $6-14 needed later to rebuild the same road once it has deteriorated significantly,” says the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. A smaller initial investment in renewed ...
Research Recap, March 7: Location Efficiency, Oil-Free Transport, Highway Wear and Tear, Ramping Up Rail
Research Recap, March 7: Location Efficiency, Oil-Free Transport, Highway Wear and Tear, Ramping Up Rail
Welcome to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. SMART GROWTH + GREEN TECH = ENERGY EFFICIENCY “Housing type and location, along with energy-use features ...
A How-To for HOT Lanes
A How-To for HOT Lanes
More than 60% of D.C.-area workers over the age of 16 drive to work alone.  This means that on the Capital Beltway, rush hour commutes often – and unpredictably – turn into hours-long, soul-crushing rides. It’s bleak. But people still ...
The Most Dangerous Roads in the World
The Most Dangerous Roads in the World
What is the one thing that can top a four-level interchange? How about a five-level interchange, like the Puxi Viaduct in Shanghai, ranked fourth in Waze.com’s list of the most complicated and dangerous roads in the world. Among the list ...