Kea Wilson is Senior Editor for Streetsblog USA. She has more than a dozen years experience as a writer telling emotional, urgent and actionable stories that motivate average Americans to get involved in making their cities better places. She is also a novelist, cyclist, and affordable housing advocate. She previously worked at Strong Towns, and currently lives in St. Louis, MO. Kea can be reached at email@example.com or on Twitter @streetsblogkea. Please reach out to her with tips and submissions.
Could Building Bike Lanes Become America’s Next Big Infrastructure Project?
Bike lanes and trails aren't just small, local projects; they're key components of a national effort to end climate change. A new advocacy tool seeks to get Americans to treat them as such.
Twin Cities Advocates Split Over What’s Possible for Their Downtown Highway
Advocates in the Twin Cities agree that I-94 devastated Black communities. But they don't agree on what can — and should — be done about it.
How Your Car is Doubling as a Data Collection Device — And Who’s Profiting
Cars and the infrastructure that support them are spying on all of us. What will it take to keep them in check?
Study: Most US Cyclists Say They’d Move To Cities That Offered to Buy Them E-Bikes
Could the humble e-bike credit become a powerful economic development tool?
How Some Traffic Fines and Fees Can Make Our Roads More Dangerous
A new book explores why America's revenue-focused approach to traffic policing isn't making streets safer, while harming the vulnerable people who get caught in its trap.
Which Cities Have The Fewest Drinking Fountains — And What It Means For Walking and Biking
As climate change causes temperatures to climb, should cities be doing more to help people who walk and bike stay cool and hydrated?
To Make Transit Work, We Need to Make Transit Agencies Better Workplaces
Bus drivers aren't the only employees that transit agencies are struggling to hire and keep — and until we address the employee burnout happening behind the scenes, sustainable transportation may never truly take off.
How Auto Debt is Holding Millions of Americans In Custody — Sometimes Literally
A new book argues that car dependency is sentencing Americans to a lifetime of extractive debt — and sometimes, literally landing them in jail.
Florida Just Sent a Distracted Driver to Jail For 30 Years. Is it Justice?
A possibly record-breaking sentence for a Florida motorist is prompting a conversation about what the consequences might stop the national epidemic of distracted driving — and who should receive them.