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.
Tuesday’s Headlines Are Back to Laboring
Hope you enjoyed your long weekend! U.S. high-speed rail is having a moment, Henry Grabar on the spreading anti-parking movement and more in today's headlines.
Friday’s Headlines Do the Electric Slide
Cities and counties want to electrify their bus fleets, and federal funds are available to do so, but the private sector just can't seem to keep up with demand.
Wednesday’s Headlines Take the Wheel
It makes no difference whether cars are driven by humans or computers, they're still unsafe and damaging the environment.
Tuesday’s Headlines Want to Walk the Friendly Ground
The U.S. has gotten really good at eliminating commercial jet crashes. What if we paid the same rigorous attention when it came to saving the lives of the 40,000-plus people who die on U.S. roads each year?
Monday’s Headlines Come From the Land Down Under
As relatively sparsely populated nations that also don't have centralized transportation policies, the U.S. and Australia have a lot in common. So why do Aussies drive half as much as Americans?
Friday’s Headlines Eat the Rich
Climate change is a crisis primarily caused by the wealthy, according to new research covered by Salon.
Thursday’s Headlines Need to Cool Down
What's cooler than being cool? Ice cold! But if you don't have air conditioning, you can't even avoid heat stroke without a way to get to a cooling center.
Wednesday’s Headlines Think Smaller Is Better
American drivers need to break their addiction to ever-bigger trucks and SUVs. But automakers don't give them much of a choice.