Advocates from St. Paul, Minn. are hoping to restore some of what the Black community lost when a highway was run through their core neighborhood — and to provide an unconventional model for other communities across the country to do the same.
On an average day, the typical car owner doesn’t give much thought to parking, beyond whether they will luck out and find a spot to park when they reach their destination. And here's why that has to change.
President Biden won points among some antiracist transportation advocates for calling out federal highway projects for destroying Black communities — and then lost points by failing to call for the USDOT itself to make reparations to the people it has harmed.
When we talk about increasing access to sustainable transportation, many street safety advocates fail to talk about placing benches with anywhere near the fervor with which we talk laying train track or building bike lanes. That needs to change.