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Blake Aued

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 Will Be There in 15 Minutes

We promise: Whether you live in a 15-minute city or a 20-minute suburb, you will be allowed to leave.

January 12, 2024

Thursday’s Headlines Are Still Dirty

It looks increasingly likely that the U.S. won't meet its climate goals, because transportation emissions continue to rise even as energy production gets cleaner.

January 11, 2024

Wednesday’s Headlines Got the Gig

A new Biden administration rule would grant Uber and Lyft drivers employee status, with the labor rights and benefits that come with it.

January 10, 2024

Tuesday’s Headlines Scoot Around

E-scooters are good for cities and good for the climate, but shared mobility companies are having a tough time reaching profitability.

January 9, 2024

Monday’s Headlines Celebrate New Transit

More than 1,000 miles of new urban transit lines opened in 2023, according to Yonah Freemark's annual compilation of projects.

January 8, 2024

Friday’s Headlines Want Smaller Cars

Bigger isn't always better when it comes to electric vehicles — they're dangerous, not great for the environment, and the price is out of reach for most consumers.

January 5, 2024

Thursday’s Headlines Don’t Need Parking

Here's the latest round up of cities that are saying no to parking mandates, plus more news.

January 4, 2024

Wednesday’s Headlines Give Off Good Vibes

When asked what they can do to improve the environment, people often respond with answers that feel natural instead of the ones that really cut into pollution levels, Wired reports.

January 3, 2024

Tuesday’s Happy New Year Headlines

The feds' new guide for traffic engineers places a higher priority on safety than in the past, but still focuses too much on drivers moving fast.

January 2, 2024