Oakland Rips Out Protected Bike Lane on Embarcadero
The city and the councilmember who represents District 2 complain about lack of resources for safety projects, but somehow they have the resources to rip out protected bike lanes.
Talking Headways Podcast: The Annual Yonah Freemark Show, Part II
This week, let's talk about transit funding in general and the Roosevelt Boulevard subway in Philadelphia, specifically.
CalBike: Tell the Legislature Hands Off Active Transportation Funding
Calbike has an action alert that allows its members to write directly to legislators with their feelings on whether or not the ATP funding should be restored before the legislature votes on the budget in June.
How a Chicago Pick-Up Driver Miraculously Saved A Transit Rider From Serious Injury
It was chicken soup for the sustainable transportation reporter's soul to hear of a quick-thinking motorist protecting a CTA user from grievous harm.
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.
Should Delivery Apps Pay to Stem ‘Chaos’ on the Streets?
In New York, a leading street safety group thinks so.
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.
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.
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.