Cars and Trucks Can Only Take Us So Far - by Jerry Jasinowski One of the truly bright spots in the U.S. economy is the auto industry which had tanke...
Conservatives have blocked every significant plan for investing in jobs and growth since the stimulus. They claim they have an alternative, but their program has so damaged the recovery it deserves to be called what it is: economic sabotage.
Before my recent visit to Washington, D.C., a town populated by clueless people, so one more wouldn't hurt, I had been in the nation's capital twice -- once on purpose.
From the motorcycling standpoint, they aren't so much rebranding but reintroducing the brand and its American history, roots and continued connection. That's a strategy that has worked well for companies such as Harley Davidson, and the new line of cruisers from Indian are proving a formidable challenger.
Green buildings are mainstream now, and green infrastructure is advancing. Indeed, some progressive institutions believe it is time to begin installing "net-positive" buildings that produce more sustainable energy and water than they consume, and that generate no net waste.
The federal Highway Trust Fund is running out of money, and some senators have proposed to fix the problem by raising gas taxes. This, however, is the wrong solution because it treats the symptom, and not the underlying reason for the shortfall.
In the past week we've received good news on major proposed coal projects that pose a threat to communities and beautiful places, from both the easter...
The city of Tel Aviv brings together rich tradition and culture with new technology and innovation. Thanks in part to the city's beautiful weather and...
Even as gas tax revenues dip, however, our transportation policy remains largely focused toward building ever more and wider highways, instead of serving the full array of America's emerging transportation needs.
Sometimes, I ride the bus. Although this helps secure me a seat in EcoHeaven, I loathe the bus. It's boring and smelly and cold, and it takes twice as long as driving.
The debate over this year's transportation reauthorization bill has taken an important turn, as legislators, the public and the media are giving serious thought to a White House proposal that would allow states to toll existing Interstate highways to pay for their reconstruction.
Let's be clear: Uber has made a really slick little app. But when you fire it up and summon a driver, you're putting your life in their hands.
It's no doubt that there's still plenty of work to do.
Some lawmakers are beginning to wonder whether we need a complete overhaul of the way we pay for our transportation system. We don't. At least not yet.
Many Americans -- many of them living in low-income communities and communities of color -- lack accessible transportation options that can make all the difference in their ability to meet basic needs, participate fully in community life, and connect and contribute to our national economy.
For 58 years, the federal gas tax has been the main source of revenue to build and maintain the Interstate system. But with time, inflation and changing technology, the gas tax isn't what it used to be.