This book tells the story of how and why the Pan-American Highway was conceived and, poignantly, the why of a stubborn gap that remains unconnected.
There is a new effort to create a national transit map to find the places in America that are being under-serviced (or not serviced at all) by public transportation methods. A new initiative by the U.S. Transportation Department is compiling transportation data from transportation companies around the country to find transit deserts.
The World Health Organization (WHO) released a reported on global road safety which analyzed data from countries around the world. The report found that around “1.3 million people die each year on the world’s roads, and between 20 and 50 million sustain non-fatal injuries”. Other findings of the report include: […]
INRIX, a traffic-information provider released their list of the top 100 most congested cities in the United States. Not surprisingly, some of the most populated metropolitan areas rank at the very top of the list. According to the press release, “The INRIX Scorecard takes a micro look at traffic problems […]
Popular mechanics has an article in their December issue that provides an overview of highspeed rail plans for the United States. The article looks at steel-wheel and maglev lines as a possible solution for easing the air and roadway gridlock. The second page of the article has an interactive map […]