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Aaron Short

Aaron Short is a New York City-based writer with a long history of work with the New York Post, Hell Gate and others. He is also the co-author of “The Method to the Madness: Donald Trump’s Ascent as Told by Those Who Were Hired, Fired, Inspired — And Inaugurated.” (Macmillan)

Streets and Highways are Becoming a Big Roadblock to Free Speech

Protests against Israel's assault on Gaza may shift from college campuses to roads — and most Americans like their cars more than free speech.

May 29, 2024

Eclipse Special: Bad Moon Rising for Transit Users Who Want to See the Show

The eclipse will bring darkness to a swath of the country — but also shed some light on how bad our transit is.

April 4, 2024

50 Years Since Nixon’s ‘National Speed Limit’: A Tale of Missed Opportunities

A half-century after the federal government instituted a national maximum speed, setting speed limits that keep all road users safe has become a political battleground.

January 31, 2024

Can Automated Enforcement and GPS Tracking Curb Distracted Driving?

Two new studies show that GPS-tracking and roadside cameras can pinpoint when and how often drivers use smartphones while on the road.

October 13, 2023