Schmitt’s book provides a detailed investigation into how pedestrian deaths have increased by 50 percent in the past decade, and how our nation's persistent patterns of racism and economic inequality play into this under-reported public health crisis.
Hardly a day goes by here at Streetsblog without news of another American city getting serious about a new bike-share system, transit boulevard, or highway teardown. Cities are grappling with how to move beyond the 1950s-era, cars-first mentality, and the opportunities for change are palpable. It’s also unusual to go a day without seeing some […]
Managing the Streetsblog Network always keeps me on my toes. I just never know what is going to pop up in the feed in the morning. Sometimes the story is about decision-makers poised to do something short-sighted, like when local officials in Fort Worth, Texas abruptly canceled the city’s streetcar project, or when Philadelphia flirted […]
It’s springtime finally, and you know what that means — bike season is heating up, and so is construction season (for a few cities, that means new transit is in the works). Also, Streetsblog is asking for your support as we continue fighting for a livable, healthy and sustainable transportation system. Things are really reaching […]
Loyal readers, it’s that time of year again: We’re reach out to our most important supporters — you — to help power our work building a strong voice for the national livable streets movement. This year we’re giving away some really cool prizes. Supporters who give $50 or more will be entered to win a […]