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 Want to Walk Safely
Drivers are still killing record numbers of pedestrians, but the number of walking trips people take has fallen drastically. Meanwhile, a number of cities continue to find ways to try to make their streets safer.
Friday’s Headlines Are Getting a Jump on Holiday Shopping
Business owners think their sales will nosedive if the city takes away parking. But often, the opposite is true.
Wednesday’s Headlines Are Enjoying Our Candy
But today's headlines are about U.S. drivers' resistance to electric vehicles, the Republican vendetta against cars that run on anything but gas, and how aggressive EV policy is costing even greener modes, like walking, biking and transit.
Tuesday’s Headlines Compete for Curbs
Curbs are useful for a lot of things, and competition for space is growing. But the default in many cities is still free parking.
Monday’s Headlines Are Running on E
Nope, not the fuel gauge — our electric bikes don't have one. Plus, the pros of roundabouts, the Biden administration's equity record and more news.
Friday’s Headlines Take It Slow
Fast roads trump big vehicles when it comes to pedestrian deadliness.
Thursday’s Headlines Feel the Need for Speed
A new Mineta Transportation Institute report touts the economic and environmental benefits of high-speed rail.
Wednesday’s Headlines Were Bankrupted by Cars
More than six percent of Americans are at least two months behind on their car payments, a nearly 30-year high, and the problem is only likely to get worse.