U.S. Department of Transportation

Sixty-seven Congress nembers to feds: Measure the movement of people, not...

The federal government hands states about $40 billion a year for transportation—money they can basically spend however they want. The result in many places is a lot...

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx envisions a “gradual shift” away from...

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx criss-crossed the country last week on a tour of the seven finalists for U.S. DOT’s $50 million “Smart City Challenge” grant. (Louisville was...

Transportation for America: Tell the feds not to turn city streets...

Will the Obama administration prod state DOTs to abandon the destructive practice of widening roads and highways, or will it further entrench policies that...

How green is that highway? U.S. DOT wants states to disclose...

The Obama administration wants state DOTs to report on the climate impact of their transportation policies, reports Michael Grunwald at Politico, and the road lobby is...

Louisville among nine cities to receive federal help to promote economic...

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA), under the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), has selected Louisville among nine cities to receive technical assistance from...

Louisville eliminated from U.S. DOT’s Smart City Challenge as seven finalists...

Louisville's bid for $50 million in funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Smart City Challenge was cut short with the announcement of seven...

The Level of Service metric shaped the American built environment, but...

“What you measure is what you get,” the saying goes. That’s certainly true for transportation policy. And for a very long time one metric has...

A Quick Look Back at Light Rail in Louisville

A few readers were discussing Louisville's old light rail proposal circa 2002 called Transportation Tomorrow (T2), so I decided to post the old renderings...

Meet Your New Secretary Of Transportation: Ray LaHood

It's been a while since this was announced, so we decided to round up the talk across the internet about the incoming Secretary of...