Almost half a billion dollars earmarked for infrastructure is being diverted to fund enforcement quotas. As reported by TheNewspaper.com, since new National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) procedures went into effect in February, $450 million in grants has been made available to local police departments under the guise of safety. However, under terms of the […]
Why is it that when “transportation advocates” discuss their vision for transportation in the metropolitan region, rarely are those who rely on motor vehicles for business, or simply live too far from mass transit, included? At a July 6 press conference, using the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) recent struggles as a backdrop, a group of […]
The people behind the Move NY plan have put significant thought and time into taking the disaster that was the Bloomberg Congestion Pricing plan and creating something that is at least somewhat feasible. However it is difficult to tell if the Move NY plan is a Band-Aid or a real opportunity to change what is […]
With less than a month until the Highway Trust Fund will expires, lawmakers are scrambling to come up with a funding initiative. On May 4th Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and John Hoeven (R-N.D.) announced the Move America Act of 2015.
In an effort to raise awareness for transportation funding New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York Senator Charles Schumer took a ride on the R train