This blog is about getting from point A to point B (and sometimes includes topics in between).
This mostly includes issues around transportation mobility, policy, and impacts.

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Transportation as a Civil Rights Issue

Many things come to mind when you think about transportation: Traffic, congestion, mass transit and the cost of fuel, to name a few. You might also think about the economy, urban planning and the environment. Yet one thing often is left out of the discussion: civil rights. See story at:

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Missed Opportunity: Transit and Jobs in Metropolitan America

Public transit is a critical part of the economic and social fabric of metropolitan areas. Nearly 30 million trips are made every day using public transit. Almost all of these trips occur in the nation’s 100 largest metro areas, which account for over 95 percent of all transit passenger miles traveled. People take transit for any number of reasons, but one of the most common is to get to work. Read more...