The report report suggests that cities like Chicago not only need to provide equitable safety infrastructure in communities of color, they also need to rethink traffic law enforcement in order to remove barriers to mobility.
Black pedestrians, bicyclists and micromobility users are subjected to a far wider array of dangerous laws than many sustainable transportation advocates may realize, a new report finds — and repealing them alone is not enough to guarantee them the freedom of mobility they need and deserve.
The NYPD should "move away" from police-initiated traffic stops that disproportionately target people of color and can lead to police brutality, Council Speaker Adrienne Adams said on Monday — offering uncharacteristic support for a central pillar of a progressive-wing movement to reform the police department.
Cities across America will soon be able to easily map their pedestrian infrastructure using the power of artificial intelligence — and challenge them to have a long overdue conversation about why those networks have such an acceptable number of gaps. Now there are no excuses.