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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.

Monday’s Headlines Are Too Tall

Unlike on dating app profiles, height isn't a good thing when it comes to vehicles — in fact, it's deadly, as high hoods are more likely to crush a pedestrian's chest or head in a collision.

January 29, 2024

Don’t Tread on Friday’s Headlines

Miami drivers are finding out the hard way about EV tire wear. Plus, speed governors in California, parking reform in Minnesota and Phoenix, and more news.

January 26, 2024

Thursday’s Headlines Plunge Ahead

Cities shouldn't be afraid of restricting cars. If they do, most people will not only get over it, they'll embrace it.

January 25, 2024

Wednesday’s Headlines Step Up Their Game

State DOTs should be less worried about moving cars fast and more worried about climate change. Plus, parking lots play a role in heat waves and flooding.

January 24, 2024

Tuesday’s Headlines Need Money

Transit agencies are struggling in the post-pandemic era as temporary COVID cash runs out, but one congressman has a solution.

January 23, 2024

Monday’s Headlines Aren’t in Denial

Climate change deniers are changing their tactics faster than websites can play whack-a-mole. And unfortunately, a lot of young people are falling for it.

January 22, 2024

Friday’s Super Headlines

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's ... an EV that replaced a pickup truck driven 40,000 miles a year!

January 19, 2024

Thursday’s Headlines Are More Common Than You Think

Relying on police data severely underestimates the number of cyclists and pedestrians injured in collisions with cars, because only one in 12 are reported to police.

January 18, 2024

Wednesday’s Headlines Save Some Dough

What if I told you strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions could actually save the U.S. $2 trillion? That's what IDTP and UC-Davis researchers calculated.

January 17, 2024

Tuesday’s Headlines Are More Than Zero

Safety was on Pete Buttigieg's mind when the Biden administration's top transportation official spoke at the Transportation Research Board's annual meeting.

January 16, 2024