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Federal Judge Sets Aside a Key Congestion Pricing Lawsuit

Gov. Hochul's rationale for killing congestion pricing took another blow on Thursday as a federal judge dismissed one of the major lawsuits against it.

June 21, 2024

Friday Video: Why Cities Around the World Are Reducing Speed Limits

"At some point, we have to realize that anybody fighting against lower speed limits in cities is either willfully ignorant, or they're a selfish asshole who values their convenience more than other people's safety."

Talking Headways Podcast: When Driving is Not an Option

Talking with the great Anna Zivarts about non-drivers, car seats, and the week without driving.

This week's headlines

Friday’s Headlines Are Supercommuting

Why are so many Americans schlepping to work for 2+ hours in a car these days?

Thursday’s Headlines Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Why drill for minerals on the deep-sea floor when they're already in totaled vehicles that are getting harder and harder to repair or recycle?

Wednesday’s Headlines Wonder What If?

If New York City doesn't go through with congestion pricing, history is unlikely to look kindly on the decision, according to a NY Times urban policy writer.

All Aboard for Tuesday’s Headlines

Amtrak is on pace to break 2019's record of 32 million riders. And The Guardian goes in-depth on plans for high-speed rail in the U.S.

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Congressional Watchdog Launches Probe Into Why Massive Cars Kill So Many Pedestrians and Cyclists

If NHTSA won't get to the bottom of the megacar crisis on their own, the investigative arm of congress will.

Monday’s Headlines Mourn Congestion Pricing

Kathy Hochul didn't just kill congestion pricing in New York City, she may have killed it nationwide for the foreseeable future, experts told the New York Times.

Car-Free Cities Are Not ‘Radical’

"There’s no element of social engineering or ideological weirdness or Brave New World to a city that doesn’t prioritize cars."

Feds: Congestion Pricing Will Be Better Than We Even Thought … And the Pressure is Now on Hochul

The FHWA affirmed the tolls won't have an adverse impact on the environment — kicking it to Gov. Hochul to determine what happens next.

Check Out All the New Bikeways Chicago is Getting Next Year

The Ward Wise civic tech group at Chi Hack Night put together the map, and graciously allowed Streetsblog to publish it.

Friday Video: Debunking Engineers’ Excuses … With The Power of Hip-Hop

Buff Brown breaks down how to bust through traffic engineers' bullshit, one bar at a time.

Friday’s Headlines Are Dirty Rotten Thieves

Where do all the stolen bikes go? Apparently, a lot of them end up with a single thief south of the border.

New Poll: S.F. Voters Want Better Transit, Safer Streets, and More Car-Free Spaces

Safe and livable streets issues are winning issues. When will more Bay Area politicos realize that fact?

Talking Headways Podcast: Killed by a Traffic Engineer

Author Wes Marshall on writing process, the ideas of risk and exposure and what he learned from pouring over old transportation engineering journals.

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