This week, we sit down with Rep. Earl Blumenauer of Oregon’s Third District at the Rail~Volution conference in Miami. We chat about the one-year anniversary of the infrastructure bill, where we’re at with Vision Zero, the coming Farm Bill, and the important connections between housing, transportation, and health.
U.S. Representative Earl Blumenauer has introduced legislation in the House that would help cities establish Vision Zero policies aimed at eliminating traffic deaths, reports Jonathan Maus at Bike Portland. “Something has to change," Blumenauer said. "We have to do better and finally treat this public health crisis."
After a long period of inaction on Capitol Hill, the wheels are beginning to turn again. Lawmakers introduced not one but two good transportation-related bills yesterday: one that aims to improve the safety of walking and biking and one that would establish a national infrastructure bank. We’ll get into the infrastructure bank bill in a […]