This week on our podcast, we talk with noise researcher Dr. Erica Walker, who says we're missing a critical conversation about how unique communities experience their local soundscapes, both in the streets and beyond.
Last time on the Brake, we chatted with authors Robert Braun and Richard Randell about why automobility isn't really about cars at all — and how it's become what they call a "totalitarian system" that touches virtually every part of our lives.
Automakers are warning that they won't be able to meet demand for electric cars while also divesting from foreign supply chains — prompting some advocates to demand a decarbonization strategy that doesn't require 1,000-pound batteries.
See that three-wheeler speeding along? Yes, our nation will be better off once we're all driving those instead of cars and SUVs.
But until then, American cities aren't sure where they should go — the bike lane, the road, or somewhere else entirely.