Why So Many U.S. Drivers Think Speeding Is Perfectly Safe
Do Americans hit lethal speeds because they're in a rush, or because they have no idea that they're increasing their chances of death with every tick of the odometer?
Talking Headways Podcast: The Sexy World of Bus Speeds
When you start to add up the numbers, you can see why agency leaders would be interesting in finding ways to reduce those costs.
Highway Boondoggles 2023: Habitat Devastation in the Hoosier State
Plans for a new 54-mile highway in southern Indiana threaten thousands of acres of forests, farmland and wildlife habitat. So why is Indiana forging ahead anyway?
This week's headlines
Thursday’s Headlines See Daylight
Daylighting, or removing parking near intersections, is an often overlooked way to improve pedestrian safety.
Wednesday’s Headlines Are Too Fast, Too Furious
When it comes to speeding, why don't regulators and automakers save drivers from themselves?
The Price Is Right for Tuesday’s Headlines
If congestion pricing works in New York City, City Lab predicts that other U.S. cities will quickly follow suit.
Bay Area Transit Agencies Struggles to Define a Vision for the Future
Leaders plan to put a regional tax measure on the ballot, but first they need to show what those taxes would do for the Bay Area transit system.
Top NJ Lawmaker Proposes Major Reforms to Fight Temporary License Plate Fraud
The new legislation follows a seven-month Streetsblog investigation that found widespread fraud involving temp tags, with car dealers abusing weak state regulations and selling paper plates illegally to drivers using them to evade accountability on the road.
DOT’s New Emissions Rule is a Big Deal, Even if It Doesn’t Punish States for Polluting
No states will face penalties for building needless toxic road projects — but they also won't be able to hide those impacts from the public.
Highway Boondoggles 2023: This Bridge is a Bridge Too Far
Presented by local transportation authorities as a simple bridge replacement, an expensive, oversized highway expansion threatens to worsen congestion in Vancouver and Portland
Friday’s Post-Turkey Headlines
Federal data says the number of people using shared bikes and e-scooters on Thanksgiving is rising.
To Improve Equity, Car-Share Needs Subsidies, Large Coverage Area: Report
A team of researchers says that Los Angeles's "BlueLA" car-share program did indeed "increase transportation access for low-income travelers," but only due to "reduced-rate pricing," the report found.
As Greyhound Stations Go Extinct, Low-Income Thanksgiving Travelers are Left Out in the Cold
America's largest motor coach carrier is shifting away from stations — and a lot of customers aren't happy.
Give Thanks for Thursday’s Bonus Headlines
We had a few leftovers, so consider these gravy.
Wednesday’s Headlines Don’t Want to Die for Dressing
The roads will be crowded and the drivers will be drunk for the next few days.