Distracted Off-Duty Cop Jumped Curb and Killed Chicago Woman On Sidewalk
Latest White House Grants Show Promise for a Real Interstate Rail System
It's more than just high speed rail.
Op-Ed: Why It’s So Hard to Get a Simple Red Light Camera
A Los Angeles advocate requested automated enforcement on a street near her home. It wasn't easy.
Feds One Step Closer to Requiring Safety Standards for Lithium-ion Batteries
Safety standards are fine, but the responsibility for securing better power packs will still fall on the lowest-paid workers in our city.
This week's headlines
Monday’s Headlines Get On the Bus
The New York Times has declared bus rapid transit the transportation mode of the future.
Friday’s Headlines Include Transit
An International Association of Public Transport study found that many countries are neglecting transit in their plans to combat climate change.
Thursday’s Headlines’ Future Looks Bright
Amtrak Joe's administration is making big strides on rail, although it's lagging behind on EV chargers.
Talking Headways Podcast: Sausage Making and the ADA
"It is fundamentally inappropriate to keep charging disabled people twice as much," our guest Ron Brooks says.
The Real Reason Assaults Against Transit Workers Are On The Rise
Hint: it's not just because service has been slashed.
Feds Award $3B for CA High-Speed Rail, and $3B for Vegas-to-LA HSR
"This show of support from the Biden-Harris Administration is a vote of confidence in today’s vision and comes at a critical turning point, providing the project new momentum."
Car Noise Pollution is Worse in Redlined Neighborhoods — And Not Just for Humans
Transportation noise pollution can wreak havoc on wildlife populations, too — and that can have a devastating effect on their human neighbors.
Oakland Calif. Mayor Makes New Promise About Safety
Mayor Thao Tweets "It's time to reach a critical juncture where tragedies don’t catalyze improvements." But when and how will we know if the city has really reached that point and is serious about safety for all road users?
Tuesday’s Headlines Are Getting Warmer
EVs and renewables are not going to be enough to stave off a climate catastrophe, scientists are warning officials at an international conference.
Eyes on the Street: ‘Daylighting’ NYC Intersections Needs More Than Paint and Signs
How (And Why) To Start a Delivery Bike Revolution
Delivery vans and trucks are responsible for nearly a third of urban emissions, and a lot of congestion and traffic violence, too. Here's how cities can replace many of them with clean, safe cargo bikes.
“Watch Out, Amsterdam”: Santa Monica Cuts Ribbon Opening Ambitious Curb-Protected 17th Street Bikeway
Santa Monica's recently completed 17th Street bikeway improvements have a "region leading design" featuring Southern California's first protected "Dutch-style" intersections, plus concrete curb protection, and makes great connections to the city's growing bikeway network.