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Alleged Decline In Transportation Trips Is The Result Of Bad Data Analysis

USDOT counted fewer trips in 2022, because it used a different, and less reliable survey method.

January 11, 2024

Report: Americans Are Walking Less As Pedestrian Deaths Rise

America's walking rates took a nosedive during the pandemic — and they still haven't recovered.

November 2, 2023

Can Automated Enforcement and GPS Tracking Curb Distracted Driving?

Two new studies show that GPS-tracking and roadside cameras can pinpoint when and how often drivers use smartphones while on the road.

October 13, 2023

Report: America’s Historic Bike Boom is Flatlining

"This growth won't continue forever without being facilitated by more infrastructure investment, [and particularly] safety infrastructure."

September 28, 2023

Report: Cars Are Undermining Our Privacy, Even If We Don’t Drive

Vehicle technology spying on our most intimate details — and there's pretty much no escaping it.

September 14, 2023

Beyond ‘KSI’: How DOT Can Identify Unsafe Streets Before Tragedy Strikes

DOT guides its work using a stat based on the total number of people killed or severely injured at any given location — “KSI.” Is there a better way to gauge the safety needs of a particular street?

August 17, 2023

Talking Headways Podcast: All Possible Commutes

Today, let's learn about measuring car travel more accurately, how micromobility can improve accessibility, and a bit about transportation in Cairo.

July 6, 2023