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Eads Bridge Will Be Closed to Traffic Until 3 p.m. Today (KMOV) More Than 20 Bike Stolen in Past 30 Days at MSU Campus (Springfield News-Leader) U.S. Traffic Deaths Up 10 Percent in 2016 (NYT) Nov. 16-17: Capital Ideas II Transpo Seminar in Sacramento Bike Lanes Are Part of the Solution to Traffic (Treehugger) More […]
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4 Ways Road Builders Game the Numbers to Justify Highways

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The people who make the case for highways often present themselves as unbiased technicians, simply providing evidence to an audience subject to irrational bias. Forecasts said motorists would make 21,000 trips per day on Greenville’s Southern Connector, a public-private toll road. In real life they made fewer than 9,000. Map via Toll Road News But traffic forecasting is not a neutral, dispassionate exercise. It [...]
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Crossing Hampton At Elizabeth

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Four times per year I visit my doctor on South Hampton, 45-minutes each way via public transit to/from downtown. As a regular transit user and pedestrian I actually enjoy the time. What I don’t enjoy is crossing Hampton upon arrival. The last five years I’ve taken MetroBus to my doctor ...