Rail Problem: House GOP Wants to Undermine Trains Exactly When We Need Them MostBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
The future of interstate rail travel is in jeopardy if the White House caves to House Republican spending cuts as part of the ongoing debt ceiling negotiations, advocates say.
Scooter Companies Talk Best Practices (Though Low Speeds May Be Counter-Productive)By Aaron Short | | No Comments
Top on the list: cities must adopt policies that will entice people to use electric scooters and bikes.
Biden’s Electric Vehicle Charging Initiative is Simply Not Going to Solve America’s Car or Climate ProblemBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
The Biden administration wants to erect a multi-billion dollar network of charging hubs for electric vehicles, but advocates warn the country can’t drive its way out of the climate crisis, whether cars run on fossil fuels or electricity.
Feds Using Freight Program Money to Tear Down a Detroit HighwayBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
“This stretch of I-375 cuts like a gash through the neighborhood, one of many examples I have seen in communities across the country where a piece of infrastructure has become a barrier,” Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said.
D.C. SUV Owners Will Finally Pay Much More to Drive Such BehemothsBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
The era of big government vehicle is over.
UPDATE: Awful Highway Expansions in Denver and Portland are Facing New HurdlesBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
Denver and Portland highway projects are being seen for what they are.
Study: Shifting Commutes During Pandemic Reduced Cyclists Hit By DriversBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
Cycling became safer during the pandemic last year because riders were more likely to use off-road trails during the middle of the day, bypassing dangerous rush hour roadways, a new study found.
Hidden Gem in $1.2T Biden Package: Anti-DWI TechBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
The $1.2-trillion infrastructure bill could end drunk driving as we know it.
MUST WATCH: Why Words Matter to Crash VictimsBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
Cars kill — but the language used in ads and newspapers always hurts. That's why message is so crucial in the war on cars.
Report: Bigger Bike Budgets Boost the BoomBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
The Biden administration should pour billions of dollars into a variety of bike projects because the investment will generate thousands of jobs while also obviously greening the way Americans get around, advocates said this week, citing a new report on the economic benefits of cycling investments.
Senate Bill Undermines Biden Climate GoalsBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
A Senate proposal to shovel hundreds of billions of dollars into new freeways will wipe out the Biden administration’s goal of halving carbon emissions by 2030.
U.S. DOT Must Do Better for Peds, Cyclists: ReportBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
The U.S. Department of Transportation has not set goals or tracked the performance of 90 traffic safety activities making it difficult to improve them or determining whether they work at all, a congressional watchdog found.