Research

Sensitivity to congestion is the determinate factor in how people organize in and around cities.

How Congestion Shapes Cities: From Mobility Patterns to Scaling - Institut de Physique Th ́eorique, CEA, CNRS-URA Download Report

Fewer or no work-related interruptions add to a general feeling of wellbeing.

Telework, Productivity and Wellbeing - Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society, The University of Melbourne Download Report

Working away from the office engenders a more positive attitude towards work.

Telework, Productivity and Wellbeing - Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society, The University of Melbourne Download Report

Teleworkers feel ‘more in control’ of their work, which in turn eases work-related stress.

Telework, Productivity and Wellbeing - Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society, The University of Melbourne Download Report

Family and work life can be better balanced when working away from the office.

Telework, Productivity and Wellbeing - Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society, The University of Melbourne Download Report

Mexico City adds two cars to its roads for every person it adds to its population.

World Urbanization Prospects The 2011 Revision - United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs Download Report

Only 3% of organization allows all or most employees to work some regular paid hours at home on a regular basis.

2014 National Study of Employers - Families and Work Institute Download Report

28.7% vehicle-miles traveled in the US are to and from work.

2009 National Household Travel Survey - U.S. Department of Transportation Link to Data

The average commute time in the US is 25.4 minutes; 50.8 minutes per day, 17.7 hours per month.

Transportation Energy Data Book: Edition 33 - U.S. Department of Energy, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Download Report

There are 232,137,000 light vehicles (cars and light trucks) in the U.S.

Transportation Energy Data Book: Edition 33 - U.S. Department of Energy, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Download Report

Gasoline has been responsible for about two-thirds of U.S. carbon dioxide emissions over the last 20 years.

Transportation Energy Data Book: Edition 33 - U.S. Department of Energy, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Download Report

Transportation in the US accounts for the largest share of greenhouse gas emissions.

Transportation Energy Data Book: Edition 33 - U.S. Department of Energy, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Download Report

In 2013 the cost of operating a car, including insurance, depreciation and finance charge is $6,059 per year (US).

Motor Vehicle Facts and Figures 2013 - Ward’s Communications (original data from AAA “Your Driving Costs.”) Link to Data

The comprehensive cost of each unintentional death from motor-vehicle crashes (not including real income not received) is $4,538,000.

Estimating the Costs of Unintentional Injuries - National Safety Council Link to Data

The nature and pace of observed climate changes pose severe risks for our national security.

National Security and the Accelerating Risks of Climate Change - Center for Naval Analyses Military Advisory Board Download Report

America needed to spend at least $255 billion per year over the next half-century on infrastructure to keep the system in good repair.

Transportation for Tomorrow - National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission Download Report