Most people ring in the new year with a glass of champagne and perhaps even a kiss at midnight for good luck. Richmond resident (and my neighbor) Marilyn Joyner started her 2022 in a far worse fashion — with a driver slamming his sedan into the side of her home in the wee hours of the morning.
From the interstate highway system to public housing, some of America’s most discriminatory and damaging policies have been implemented under the auspices of the need for better infrastructure. A recent visit from Sec. Buttigieg highlighted what the USDOT hopes to do to reverse the harm.
Controversies around equitable enforcement and the political unpopularity of speeding cameras mean that no one can say what Virginia's new road-safety program will look like when details are debuted this fall.