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Spatial planning procedures and property prices: The role of expectations

Abstract: The objective of this paper is to show if, and to what extent, spatial planning procedures affect residential property prices. To answer this question we used data on residential property prices from an area in the Netherlands called Midden-De… more »

Snow-melting road technology in the works

... Solar roads that melt snow and ice seem less like a far-fetched pipe dream and more like an obvious investment. Engineers on opposite sides of the country are working to make that happen. Solar Roadways in Boise, Idaho, received a contract fro… more »

Urban Road Transportation Externalities: Costs and Choice of Policy Instruments

Abstract: Urban transportation externalities are a key development challenge. Based on the existing literature, the authors illustrate the magnitudes of various external costs, review response policies, and measure and discuss their selection, particula… more »

2010 Urban Mobility Report - Economic recovery bringing renewed congestion growth

The recession has helped some of us forget about our national traffic problem, but the recovery should help us remember it. The 2010 Urban Mobility Report, published by the Texas Transportation Institute at Texas A&M University, paints the mos… more »