Category Archives: Transit

20 Years of 18.4 Cents Per Gallon: We Need to Raise the Gas Tax

You probably haven’t heard because of all the press coverage over the government shutdown and the looming debt limit, but October 2013 represents an annoying milestone for people like me who care about our nation’s transportation infrastructure. Twenty years ago, … Continue reading

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Making Public Transportation Sexy

You may have recently seen the advertisement from Danish transit agency Midttraffik, which introduces new riders to see their buses as refreshingly cool. Traveling by the bus is supposed to be so cool that you will be fighting to get … Continue reading

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Making Up Time in the Air: How Airlines Keep Flights on Schedule

Have you ever had a flight depart behind schedule and yet somehow arrived in at the scheduled time? While airlines may have a reputation for being obsessed with efficiency, there are a few ways that your plane can make up … Continue reading

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Is Your Megabus Always Late?

If you’ve ever traveled along the Boston to DC corridor for leisure, there is a good chance that you decided to take one of the “curbside buses” (e.g., Megabus or BoltBus). If you’re driving by yourself, making the trip is … Continue reading

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