What’s New at MTI

MTI hosts Secretary of Transportation

On February 2, US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx presided over a roundtable policy discussion at MTI. He wrote about his visit on the US DOT blog.


Recently released research

Public Opinion Survey: Federal Taxes for Public Transit, Highways, and Local Streets and Roads

June 2014 – For the fifth year in a row, this annual survey shows that a majority of Americans would support higher taxes for transportation—under certain conditions.

Modal Shift and High-Speed Rail: A Review of the Current Literature

June 2014 – The existing research is quite clear that HSR is extremely competitive with other modes.

Active Travel Co-Benefits of Policies that Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

April 2014 – This study suggests that distance-based vehicle pricing may substantially increase walking, biking and, concurrently, GHG from VMT.

Exercise Handbook for Transportation Security and Emergency Preparedness

February 2014 – The first practical handbook for creating and implementing a federally mandated Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) specifically for transportation industry professionals.

Perceptions of Bicycle-Friendly Policy Impacts on Accessibility to Transit Services

January 2014 – An assessment of the distances travelled on bicycle by cycle-transit users (CTUs).