Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg has been tapped to be Secretary of Transportation. Whatever you think, remember that this guy is one of the few politicians who acknowledges the "many ways we subsidize driving." So there's that.
A single, 38-year-old transportation law has locked America into a car-dominated status quo for far too long — and advocates believe the next congress could be the ones to finally get our country out of the 1980s for good.
You’ve heard the claim that 94 percent of crashes are due to human error. Traffic safety campaigns are grounded in it. Agencies are using it to advocate for autonomous vehicles. But simply put: It’s not true.
Congress passed a short-term spending bill that will renew funding for our existing car-focused infrastructure, missing an opportunity to reform a broken system that's killing our planet and its people.
The federal government needs an entirely different way of funding transportation — one that would finally allocate billions of dollars that currently subsidize and encourage driving to fund and expand transit, a new report argues.