July 13, 2012
by Kaid Benfield
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What will become of the most famous road in America?

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
There is no more famous American road, and possibly no more evocative representative of the things we collectively call “Americana,” than US Route 66, … Continue reading

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March 5, 2012
by Kaid Benfield
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Running freeways through cities has often been a costly mistake. So, what now?

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
I am of the opinion, which is by no means universally held, that the Interstate Highway System, whose construction was begun in the 1950s, was good for America, or… Continue reading

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March 31, 2011
by Kaid Benfield
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Freeways without futures

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities & Smart Growth, Washington, DC One of my most popular recent posts was published last month on Valentine’s Day.  In it, I pointed out that some of the cities considered the most romantic in th… Continue reading

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January 26, 2011
by Deron Lovaas
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Leveraging Public Policy and Investments to Break Our Oil Addiction

Last night the President sketched some compelling pieces of a new transportation vision for the nation. First, when discussing innovation and the “Sputnik moment” we face he described the promise of pluggable cars. My colleague Simon Mui describes… Continue reading

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