My 2011 Hamilton Project Paper on U.S Transport Infrastructure Investment

The blogosphere appears to have taken an interest in my 2011 Brookings Institution Hamilton Project  paper (joint with David Levinson) focused on improving the rate of return on U.S investment in transportation infrastructure. Here is the Executive Summary:  “The roads and bridges that make up our nation’s highway infrastructure are in disrepair as a result …


Obama on Transportation, Land Use and Energy Use

Stunning news from the White House: we actually have a US president who understands the connection between land use patterns and energy use. Obama’s stimulus bill was weak on spending for transit projects (as opposed to highway projects). But that was because it was a bill about jobs, and more highway projects just happened to …