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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.

Wednesday’s Headlines Don’t Feel the Need for Speed

Route Fifty writes about why Vision Zero hasn't taken hold in the U.S. (car culture), and Governing writes about why rural Republicans oppose transit (also car culture).

March 20, 2024

Tuesday’s Headlines Win the Gold

Two articles detail efforts in Paris and Los Angeles to put on (relatively) climate-friendly Olympic games in 2024 and 2028.

March 19, 2024

Monday’s Headlines Drink Your Milkshake

How does a president end wasteful subsidies for the highly profitable fossil fuel industry? Many have tried, but none have succeeded, including Joe Biden.

March 18, 2024

Friday’s Headlines, Land Ho!

Transit agencies own a bunch of land, and some say they should sell it for housing to create more ridership.

March 15, 2024

Thursday’s Headlines Are on Candid Camera

More cities are using a proven, effective method of catching speeders — cameras — but at the same time cities are now shying away from automated red-light enforcement.

March 14, 2024

Wednesday’s Headlines Are In the Money

Lots of news about federal grants and the Biden administration's proposed spending on transit in next year's budget.

March 13, 2024

Tuesday’s Headlines Breathe Easy

Reduced pollution in low-traffic London neighborhoods is resulting in health benefits worth the equivalent of $6,000 per person.

March 12, 2024

Business Is Booming for Monday’s Headlines

Business owners often fret when a bike lane is installed nearby, especially if it involves removing parking. But they shouldn't.

March 11, 2024

Friday’s Headlines Gotta Keep ‘Em Separated

Want more people to bike and fewer people to drive? Give cyclists protected bike lanes.

March 8, 2024

Thursday’s Headlines Mean Less Than Zero

As cities continue to replace diesel buses with zero-emissions models, fuel cell-powered buses are becoming more popular than their battery-electric counterparts.

March 7, 2024