TRIP: Georgia Transportation Funding Inadequate for Growth

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A smooth, safe and efficient transportation network will be key to future economic growth and progress in Georgia, according to a new report released by TRIP, a national transportation research nonprofit. The statewide report, “Moving Georgia Forward: Road and Bridge Conditions, Traffic Safety, Travel Trends and Funding Needs in the Atlanta Region,” compiles a series of 12 regional reports that…

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TRIP: Traffic Congestion Hampers Long Island, N.Y., Roads

The high level of traffic congestion on Long Island hampers the region’s economic competitiveness and impacts quality of life in the area, according to a new report released by TRIP, a national transportation research nonprofit. The report, “Keeping Long Island Mobile: Accomplishments and Challenges in Improving Accessibility on Long Island to Support Quality of Life and a Strong Economy,” examines…

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TRIP: Maryland Interstate System a Mess

The rate of congestion, travel volume and pavement deterioration on Maryland’s Interstate Highway System are among the highest in the nation, according to a new report released by TRIP, a national transportation research nonprofit. The report, “Restoring Maryland’s Interstate Highway System: Meeting Maryland’s Transportation Needs with a Reliable, Safe & Well-Maintained National Highway Network,” looks at the use, condition and…

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The Cost of Congestion

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July 17, 2020 – The U.S. Interstate Highway System faces increasing congestion, unprecedented levels of travel – particularly by large trucks – and insufficient funding to make needed repairs and improvements, according to TRIP. Its new report, “Restoring the Interstate Highway System: Meeting America’s Transportation Needs with a Reliable, Safe & Well-Maintained National Highway Network,” ranks state Interstate systems that are the…

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California Congestion, Road Conditions in Need of Investment

According to a report released by TRIP – Restoring the Interstate Highway System: Meeting America’s Transportation Needs with a Reliable, Safe & Well-Maintained National Highway Network – in California, 86% of urban Interstate highways are considered congested during peak hours, the greatest share in the country. Vehicle travel on California’s Interstates increased 17% from 2000 to 2018. Eight percent of…

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Rural Roads Report Details Ominous Conditions

America’s rural transportation system is in need of repairs and modernization to support economic growth and improve traffic safety in the nation’s Heartland, but the United States faces a $211 billion backlog in funding for needed repairs and improvements to the rural transportation system. This is according to a new report released by TRIP, a national transportation research nonprofit. 

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