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Looking Past the Present

It feels like 2008 all over again. Gas prices are on the rise and suddenly everyone is dusting off the bike or the fuel efficient four door. SUV’s have gone back out of vogue and in some metro areas, transit use is on the rise. Of course, transit use has not risen nearly as dramatically… Continue reading Looking Past the Present

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A Gas Tax Solution: Not All Urban Areas Are Created Equal

Let’s face it: our infrastructure is broken. As population and road growth increases every year, less and less money is dedicated to essential infrastructure. As a country and people, what should we do? How can the government help? I have read many articles recently discussing the idea of a gas tax in order to pay… Continue reading A Gas Tax Solution: Not All Urban Areas Are Created Equal