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Thursday’s Headlines Breathe Freely

If every driver started buying electric vehicles powered by clean energy, it would prevent millions of respiratory illnesses. But the market has slowed down significantly.

Tuesday’s Headlines Power Down

In an election-year deal with automakers and unions, the Biden administration is backing off ambitious plans to encourage electric vehicle production, according to the New York Times.

Monday’s Headlines Are Data-Driven

Does your city know where fatal crashes are actually happening? Plus, Pete Buttigieg revisits rail safety one year after East Palestine.

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Opinion: How Letting Bikes ‘Talk’ To Cars Can Save Lives

There's a lot of talk about how "vehicle-to-everything" technology can make driving better. What about biking?

Congestion Pricing Disability Exemption Is Easy to Scam with a Few Mouse Clicks

Disabled driver plates, especially those from out of state, are easy to get and aren't always even used to transport disabled people who are entitled to a toll exemption.

Why Your City Needs a Walkability Study

Two urbanism rockstars are joining forces to bring a game-changing analysis to more cities — and spilling some trade secrets about low-cost design strategies that get people moving.

Streetsblog Wins Polk Award for ‘Ghost Tags’ Series

Reporter Jesse Coburn received the prestigious award for exposing a vast black market for temporary license plates that reckless drivers use to avoid accountability on the road.

Friday’s Headlines Go Underground

More cities should build subways if they want to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to the World Bank.

Jersey Lawmakers Pass Proposed Micromobility Insurance Law With Vague Promise to Fix It

Advocates are adamantly opposed to Sen. Nicolas Scutari's bill, fearing it would undermine the goals of reducing car dependency and carbon emissions. And it's expensive.

How Cities Can Get Creative And Invest More in Sustainable Modes

"Act Locally" is a guide that can help local communities find funding to build a more equitable transportation system and fight climate change.

Talking Headways Podcast: The Annual Prediction Show with Yonah Freemark (Part I)

The transportation and housing expert talks to us this week about how (and why!) he puts together his mammoth list of worldwide transit projects.

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