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.
Monday’s Headlines Need Better Infrastructure
The lack of investment in infrastructure in the U.S. over the past few decades is costing us all a lot of time and making people very unhappy, according to the New York Times.
Friday’s Headlines Are E-Biking Away
Want to help the planet? Replace your second car with an e-bike.
Wednesday’s Headlines Tax the Rich
Only the wealthy can really afford today's mega-SUVs — and they're not paying for their impacts.
Tuesday’s Headlines Cut Carbon
Even red states are taking advantage of a Biden administration transportation program aimed at reducing tailpipe emissions.
Monday’s Headlines Put Safety First
...unlike car companies, which could be using technologies like LIDAR and external airbags to protect pedestrians, but don't.
Friday’s Headlines Have a License to Kill
Neither the federal nor state governments is doing much of anything to license or regulate AI-driven cars, or are even sure whose job it is, according to the New York Times.
Thursday’s Headlines Go Small or Go Home
Automakers think Americans only want pickups and big SUVs, but the reality is most consumers looking at EVs want a smaller vehicle — which they can't even buy.
Wednesday’s Headlines Face Hard Questions
Many U.S. police departments cut back on enforcing traffic laws after the George Floyd uprising. What happened next?