Why Jaywalking Reform Is an Unhoused Rights Issue
A stunning 41 percent of jaywalking stops in Washington state involve an unhoused person. And no one knows how bad the problem is in the rest of America.
One In Four Virginia Transit Agencies Operate Fare-Free; Should Others Follow Their Lead?
“Every mode of transportation is subsidized; the question is how much."
Car Noise Pollution is Worse in Redlined Neighborhoods — And Not Just for Humans
Transportation noise pollution can wreak havoc on wildlife populations, too — and that can have a devastating effect on their human neighbors.
This Louisiana Town Runs Largely on Traffic Fines; If You Fight Your Ticket, the Mayor Is Your Judge
Fenton, population 226, brings in over $1 million per year through its mayor’s court, an unusual justice system in which the mayor can serve as judge even though he’s responsible for town finances. A new investigation explores the problems with this unconventional system.
Study: E-Bikes Can Help Seniors and People With Disabilities — If They Can Overcome Barriers to Riding
There's lots of potential, but anyone hoping to get seniors and the disabled riding must first understand their concerns and barriers.
What One Florida Woman’s Act of Street ‘Vandalism’ Says About the Sad State of Pedestrian Access in America
An Orlando woman is standing up to her neighbors who worry that opening their street to foot traffic will set off a crime wave — and sparking a conversation about who has the power to say who walks where.
Victims of Sexual Assault in Ubers Band Together for Justice and Reform
The attorneys behind a massive federal lawsuit say the growth-obsessed corporate ride hail model itself bears some of the blame for the crisis.
How the ‘Week Without Driving’ Helped CHI Elected Officials Understand The Challenges of Being Car-Free
This mobility justice campaign focuses on disability rights and racial equity.
Top Transit Org Lists the Equity-Focused Projects America Needs Right Now
Advocates are handing their DOTs a list of transformative transit projects that could heal the harms of the past — and a list of boondoggles that deserve to be scrapped.
Why Chicago Advocates Are Providing Bikes to Migrants
Unless funds are freed up from a larger entity, bike distribution to asylum seekers is going to stay in crisis mode indefinitely.