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The Biggest Problem With Forcing Commuter Trains to Use Two-Person Crews

They cost more, and they aren't necessarily any safer.

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We're Driving Less, So Should We Stop Building New Roads?

Four charts that point to the merits of fix-it-first road funding.

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Have We Reached Peak Road?

Paved mileage seems to have leveled off between 2008 and 2011.

How President Obama's Budget Proposal Would Affect Cities

Three programs to watch as federal budget negotiations kick off.

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5 Ways the Next U.S. Secretary of Transportation Will Be Forced to Follow Ray LaHood's Lead

The head of the DOT announced today that he's stepping down. He leaves behind an agency in dramatic transition.

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Why Mayors Should Run the Department of Transportation

Some unsolicited thoughts for the president as he replaces Ray LaHood.