The Texas Transportation Institute Annual Urban Mobility Report is the most comprehensive report in the United States detailing traffic and traffic congestion.
Telework is working in Georgia
September 13, 2011
By Mike Williams, Employer Services Director at The Clean Air Campaign
Traffic on the nation’s interstate highways from 1980 to 2006 has grown by 150% – but capacity grew by just 15%. Georgia’s telework strategy to reduce traffic has been successful with an increase of 20% or 600,000 teleworkers. Telework is a smart business strategy with many benefiting from lower real estate costs, reduced absenteeism, and the ability to remain productive when Mother Nature interferes with the ability to get to work.
The Most for Our Money:
Taxpayer Friendly Solutions for the Nation’s Transportation Challenges
Report Aims to Improve Transportation with Seven Tools
May 20, 2011, by Enid Burns, alt transport
A report presented by the Reason Foundation, Transportation for America and Taxpayers for Common Sense, “The Most for Our Money,” offers seven cost-effective transportation strategies for the U.S. to improve its infrastructure. Those categories include transportation scenario planning; high occupancy toll lanes (HOT Lanes); bus rapid transit (BRT); intelligent transportation systems (ITS); intercity buses; teleworking and local street connectivity.