High-Speed Rail is a Key to U.S. Economic Competitiveness

[By Paul Goddin for Mobility Lab, published on February 28, 2014] High-speed rail (HSR) is gaining momentum in the United States, with many projects in various stages of planning. California’s controversial and groundbreaking high-speed rail line, which will link San Francisco and Los Angeles, is expected to begin construction this summer. The ambitious California HSR line has …

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Activity Centers Aim to Increase D.C. Region’s Future Growth, Avoid Infrastructure Chaos

[By Paul Goddin for Mobility Lab, published on February 3, 2014] I have written about Activity Centers before, to less than stellar Internet traffic. My concerns regarding how to market the regional planning initiative have been shared by my Mobility Lab colleague Paul Mackie, and we have struggled to come up with a hook or angle for …

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Ten Things I Learned at Transportation Camp ’14

[By Paul Goddin for Mobility Lab, published on January 13, 2014] TransportationCamp DC ‘14, organized by Mobility Lab, Open Plans, Conveyal, Young Professionals in Transportation, the Transportation Research Board, and the George Mason University School of Public Policy, took place Saturday. With more than 400 registered attendees (totally sold out), the third-annual conference in D.C. (it happens in …

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