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oos E-Newsletter #291: How Much Does Your State Divert Federal Highway Funding To Transit Projects?

This week we wrap up our examination of the three equal-weighted metrics that comprise the State Fiscal Responsibility scoring in the recent oos report, “Motorists Beware: Ranking the States That Treat You Worst.” Part 1 (Legislative Interference with Transportation Planning, #289) rated the influence of lawmakers in determining the planning and spending of funds on […]

oos E-Newsletter #159: Another Case of Quantity over Quality

Residents in Arizona, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, Virginia, and Wyoming should be ashamed of themselves. Why? They simply haven’t passed enough traffic safety laws, according to a report from the Advocates for Highway and A…

oos E-Newsletter #141: A Man’s Car Is His Castle

The typical North American adult spends between 15 and 20 hours a week driving or riding in a car. While that may not qualify the vehicle as being a home away from home, many motorists may feel differently – particularly if their typical commutes …

oos Email Newsletter: Issue #17

Turn Signals, Ticket Cameras, and Breathalyzers Just a few positive bits of news from around the country: The West Virginia Supreme Court dismissed a DUI conviction where the original reason for the stop was failure to use a turn signal. The court…

oos Email Newsletter: Issue #12

A Fight We Can Win In our ongoing battle against ticket cameras there is no shortage of bad news as more communities look to automated enforcement for their economic salvation. Still, there is a very discernible shift in the political nature of th…