Surface Transportation News: Research on driving and transit, automated vehicle progress, and more

In Politics by Michael Rae

In this issue:

Access to jobs: New research on driving and transit

Urban containment brings unaffordable housing and reduced mobility

New automated vehicle report shows progress

Some good news on “reconnecting communities”

How central Europe’s transportation system compares with ours

What trucking needs on long-distance routes

News Notes

Quotable Quotes

Access to Jobs: New Research on Driving and Transit  

Readers of this newsletter may recall prior articles reporting on “access to jobs” studies carried out by researchers at the University of Minnesota. The broad conclusion of the series of studies is that in the 50 largest U.S. metro areas, a commuter can reach vastly more jobs in a given number