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Back to the future: crowded freeways and tight budgets lead some to call for a return to policies from 1984

By Bill Holloway With the Los Angeles area already infamous for its gridlocked freeways, and thousands of people heading to the city for the 1984 Olympics, local and state officials scrambled to devise a way to accommodate the visitors, journalists, and athletes who would be traveling between

Rethinking the parking needs of people with disabilities

By Bill Holloway Disabled drivers clearly need access to parking spaces near their destinations but do they also need to park for free? A recent article by Michael Manville and Jonathan Williams in the University of California Transportation Center magazine Access argues that policies allowing

Freight rail traffic is growing, but urban conflicts hinder infrastructure expansion

By Bill Holloway Much of the news surrounding railroads in recent years has focused on the uncertain future of high-speed passenger rail projects and Amtrak’s financial troubles. However, while passenger rail has been on the front page, freight railroads have been thriving. Revenues of the