Blake Aued has been doing Streetsblog’s daily national news digest for years. He’s also an Atlanta Braves fan, which enrages his editor in New York.
Friday’s Headlines Are Tired Out
Whether it's from degradation or the dust resulting from wear and tear, it's becoming increasingly clear that tire and brake emissions are harmful, perhaps even exceeding tailpipe emissions.
Thursday’s Headlines Have a New Pattern
Working from home may have killed the commute, but people are taking more frequent, shorter trips instead. Whether this adds up to less or more driving overall depends on the city.
Tuesday’s Headlines Living the Van Life
For small towns that can't support fixed-route transit, Uber-style microtransit can provide affordable rides for those who can't or don't want to drive.
Monday’s Headlines Are Going Striking
The UAW strike against the Big Three automakers enters its fourth day as the union seeks to ensure that labor isn't left behind during the EV revolution.
Friday’s Headlines Are Drowning in Debt
Regulators believe some auto lenders are setting up used-car buyers to fail. Auto debt has reached $1.5 trillion, a 28 percent jump since 2020.
Thursday’s Headlines Are a Hacker’s Dream
Electric vehicles are creating a whole new level of security and privacy risks that no one is prepared to deal with.
Honey, I Shrunk Wednesday’s Headlines
The future of electric vehicles has fewer than four wheels: According to a new Bloomberg report, global sales of two- and three-wheeled EVs are far outpacing cars and trucks.
Tuesday’s Headlines Need to Slim Down
"Rolling SUV fatsos" should be heavily taxed so North American cities become more like Paris, with its tiny cars and human-powered delivery vehicles, according to The Globe and Mail.