Surface Transportation News: Pandemic and migration change transportation plans, supply chain crisis, and more

In Politics by Michael Rae

In this issue:

Pandemic, migration patterns changing U.S. transportationConvert freeways to boulevards or deck them over?How not to introduce road user chargesPuerto Rico considering more toll road leasesCould automation replace most long-haul truck drivers?Let’s emulate Canada on commercial rest areasNews NotesQuotable Quotes

Transportation Planners Need to Adapt to Changes in Remote Work, Migration

It’s still something of a cliché to say that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed America, especially via the large increase in remote work. Several recent reports provide facts and figures on these ongoing changes, and transportation planners and funders in state legislatures, Congress, and elsewhere need to increasingly take the transportation implications