June 20, 2013
Nearly 8,000 bridges are both structurally deficient and “fracture critical,” meaning they are designed with no redundancy in their key structural components, so that if one fails the bridge could collapse.
March 14, 2012
The vote steps up pressure on the House to drop its troubled five-year bill and instead adapt the Senate version before the current extension expires March 31.
October 6, 2010
The new report was released in conjunction with the IBM Smarter Transportation Virtual Forum, which brought together experts from across the public sector, private industry and academia to discuss urban mobility and the growing need for technology solutions to the nation's transportation, economic and environmental challenges.
May 6, 2010
The panelists highlighted the need for major reform to the U.S. national transportation system and investments in smart technologies that will make our country a leader in innovation.
November 17, 2009
More than 76,000 preventable pedestrian deaths occurred over the last 15 years in America — roughly equivalent to a jumbo jet crashing every month.
October 15, 2009
People in more compact metropolitan areas suffer from significantly fewer chronic medical conditions than their counterparts in more sprawling regions.
June 3, 2009
James Corless, director of Transportation for America released a statement calling for a long-term fix to the problem.
May 27, 2009
Bill advances legislation to strengthen state-level reductions in transportation emissions.
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