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Can This Tiny Owl Defeat One of America’s Biggest Highway Projects?
This less-than-pint-sized bird plays a massive role in keeping the Sonoran desert in balance. Now, it could tackle its most fierce opponent yet: the American highway lobby.
This Albanian City Should Inspire America to Go Big on ‘School Streets’
Streets near schools should be for kids — not cars. And this Albanian city is set to reimagine roads in front of all its learning centers.
Why Red States Are Suing to Hide Their Transportation Emissions
"They’re saying they don’t have the capacity to measure greenhouse gas emissions, and in the same [document], they’re saying they do; I’d like to know which it is."
What Does Bird’s Bankruptcy Mean for Micromobility?
Pundits are debating why America's largest scooter and bikeshare outfit filed for Chapter 11 — and what it will mean for the next chapter of those modes.
Who’s Afraid of a Class-3 E-Bike?
A 28-mile-per-hour e-bike sounds like frightening prospect to pedestrians. But is that the reality of riding it?
Feds, Advocates Talk About What’s In The New MUTCD (And What Isn’t)!
The new MUTCD isn't the revolutionary rethink advocates were asking for, but it does offer transportation officials more flexibility to design roads safely. The only question is whether they'll take it — or stick to the status quo.
Feds’ Proposed Impaired Driving Rule is a Bigger Deal Than You Think
But can in-car tech make it past the gauntlet of regulatory hurdles and culture wars ahead?
Freeway Math: How Governments Decide a Harmful Highway Is ‘Worth It’
A massive interstate highway project promises do deliver billions of dollars in public "benefits." But a local advocacy group says that it's all based on bad math.
The Other Reason American Pedestrian Deaths are Rising After Dark
A recent New York Times article broke down many of the factors that are driving pedestrian death tolls to stratospheric highs after dark. But they missed one big one.
Latest White House Grants Show Promise for a Real Interstate Rail System
It's more than just high speed rail.