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 Slower Than a Speeding Bullet
Unlike Superman, Amtrak's new high-speed trains will be limited to medium speeds because of the antiquated tracks they're rolling on.
Thursday’s Headlines Are Burned Out
Travel to and from Burning Man accounted for most of its 100,000-ton carbon footprint. Not to mention all the bikes left behind.
Wednesday’s Headlines Are Through With Drive-Throughs
And what if government regulators took car crashes as seriously as they took plane crashes? Plus other news.
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.
Thursday’s Headlines Are Powered Up
Are electric vehicles really better for the environment? Depends on how much you drive. Folks who leave their cars in the garage most of the time are better off with internal combustion.
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?