Sustainability Scholar takes on tough transportation challenge

Eric Gu has faced one of Indiana University’s thorniest policy challenges in his role as an IU Bloomington Sustainability Scholar: how to move hordes of pedestrians, motorists and cyclists along and across the traffic bottleneck that is the East 10th Street corridor. “It is challenging,” said Gu, a freshman studying policy analysis in the School […]

States, feds look for answers to falling gas tax revenue

Guest post courtesy of IU Newsroom intern Annie Brackemyre America’s system for financing road construction and repair is broken. Gas tax revenue is coming in below target, states are being forced to spend their highway funds to pay down debt, and federal assistance is the only cushion maintaining a positive cash flow for road repairs […]

Car-sharing still an option at IU Bloomington

Indianapolis was buzzing this week over news that a French company plans to open a “Paris-style” car-sharing service in the city, with up to 500 plug-in electric vehicles and 1,200 charging stations. Indiana University Bloomington, meanwhile, has had car-sharing for a little over three years now. Its Zipcar program has been quietly doing what it […]