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by | Jul 11, 2017

To commemorate Henry David Thoreau’s 200th birthday on July 12, the New York Times last week featured an essay by historian Douglas Brinkley based on…

by | Mar 17, 2016

Yesterday’s shutdown of the Washington Metro rail system was supposed to result in horrible congestion. In fact, as reported in the Washington…

by | Jan 13, 2016

Lost in all the hoopla over “y’all queda” and “VanillaISIS” is any basic history of how public rangelands in the…

by | Jul 28, 2015

Yesterday, the Senate passed a six-year transportation bill that increases spending on highways and transit but only provides three years of funding…

by | Dec 6, 2007

Easy credit fanned the flames of the recent housing bubble, but the bubble was first inflated by anti-sprawl plans that…

by | Nov 1, 2007

Through the Envision San Jose 2040 community workshop, the city of San Jose is asking residents to present plans for…

by | Aug 10, 2007

In the wake of the Minneapolis bridge disaster, transportation journalists are searching for local bridges in danger of collapse. This…

by | Jul 9, 2007

The Angora Fire, which burned nearly 200 homes in South Lake Tahoe, can teach important lessons about wildland fire. If…

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