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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.