Transportation planning is the collaborative process of determining how to move people and goods.
Older adults are more likely than younger people to die in crashes of the same severity because of their increased frailty.
Today’s cars are incorporating increasing levels of automation to enable a car’s computer—rather than the human driver—to accomplish key driving tasks.
All people need access to a variety of travel options. These options should be safe, affordable, dependable, and user-friendly.
Public transportation provided along a fixed route allows people to get around by bus and rail at designated stops and specific times.
Some transportation options and programs provide consumers with more flexibility.
Nearly one in four older adults lives in a rural area. Rural residents are at risk of becoming isolated without adequate transportation opportunities.
Two government budget practices that can have significant implications for lower levels of government are block grants and unfunded mandates.
Federal and state governments have tried to change budget rules to control government spending. Budget rules have also been used to impose fiscal discipline.
Policymakers can take action to stimulate the economy.