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2014-04-15 12:21:17

Mineta Transportation Institute's free research report predicts specific positive outcomes. SAN JOSE, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Could land use plans and transportation policies help to improve people's health? Recent studies are predicting that they can, especially if those plans and policies promote walking, biking, and reduced vehicle use. In its newest peer-reviewed study, Active Travel Co-Benefits of Travel Demand Management Policies that Reduce...

2011-08-04 07:00:00

Strategies to avoid potential economic and inequity consequences of non-compliance. SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) has released a report that offers insights into the potential economic and equity consequences to jurisdictions that do and do not implement California's Sustainable Community Strategies (SCS) land use plans in a given region. Potential Economic Consequences of Local Nonconformity to Regional Land Use and...

2010-12-08 09:00:00

Members of the Bipartisan Policy Center's National Transportation Policy Project and the National Surface Transportation Infrastructure Financing Commission say that continuing our existing transportation policies "will further damage our economic health" WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the National Surface Transportation Infrastructure Financing Commission and the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) National Transportation Policy Project today called on the...

2010-09-09 12:57:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Automakers today cited cutting-edge, lifesaving auto technologies as a primary factor in 2009's record low traffic fatality rate announced by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The administration's Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) showed a 10 percent drop in road fatalities from 2008 to 2009 and also showed the lowest fatality and injury rates in U.S. history: 1.13 fatalities per 100 million vehicle miles...

2010-04-20 16:13:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) taxes have proven costly to administer, enforce, and to comply with, and the trucking industry will strongly oppose implementing a VMT tax, American Trucking Associations (ATA) Vice President Bob Pitcher said today at the Symposium on Mileage-Based User Fees in Minneapolis. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) Speaking on the Political Leadership and Project Champions panel, Pitcher...

2009-09-01 08:30:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Health care reform may be in the driver's seat when Congress returns from its summer recess, but finding a long-term way to pay for America's surface transportation needs will be riding shotgun. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://news.prnewswire.com/viewrelease.aspx?STORY=MTM1 According to a new America THINKS survey commissioned by HNTB Corporation, the majority of Americans who say the gas tax is no...

2009-07-23 12:24:00

ARLINGTON, Va., July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Trucking Associations (ATA) today told the House Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures, House Committee on Ways and Means, that the federal fuel tax remains the most cost-effective way to fund essential highway infrastructure projects. In her statement on behalf of ATA, 2nd Vice Chair Barbara Windsor said that an increase in the fuel tax -- with the additional revenue invested in projects and programs that address national...

2009-06-02 11:46:00

Policy makers can cost-effectively implement VMT with systems already in place MARK IV IVHS' Chief Technology Officer, Richard Turnock tells the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure United States House of Representatives WASHINGTON, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- MARK IV IVHS, a global technology leader and innovator of intelligent transportation systems, reports that Chief Technology Officer, Richard Turnock, today stated to the United States House of Representatives Committee on...

2009-02-26 08:00:00

Warns Increased Transportation Spending Will Require New Accountability for Global Warming Pollution WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund praised a new report that identifies under-investment in transportation and dependence on the federal gas tax as key causes of poor transportation system performance that cost drivers $78 billion a year in congestion-related costs. The report, "Paying Our Way: A New Network for Transportation Finance," was released...


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