GOPC had the opportunity to speak with Mr. Litman between his presentations, where we talked about our recent publication on transportation funding and emerging innovations in transportation.
One-way streets are more conducive to vehicular traffic than they are to other modes of transportation, directly limiting how walk-, bike-, and transit-friendly the roadway is. Conversions of one-way streets to two-way traffic can lead to more walkable neighborhoods that are safer for pedestrians, cyclists, and residents.
Since 2011, 33 states plus the District of Columbia have raised motor fuel taxes to meet the demand for increased revenues for transportation projects. These increases have provided needed funds to refurbish and replace outdated and failing infrastructure.