Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Special Features

Friday’s Headlines

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Driving is the largest source of greenhouse gas, and this New York Times interactive map lets you see how much carbon dioxide is coming from your metro area and how much it’s gone up or down. Emissions are growing fastest in cities and suburbs — even ones with decent transit, although in cities with poor […]

Thursday’s Headlines

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Um, ya think? Congestion pricing could help Americans break their addiction to cars and raise funds for public transit. (Sierra Magazine) A Vice podcast delves into Uber and Lyft’s financial losses and safety scandals since the companies went public earlier this year. A San Diego congressman has introduced a bill requiring local governments that receive […]

Wednesday’s Headlines

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Bike advocates often wonder why America can’t be more like the Amsterdam, and opponents often counter that Amsterdam isn’t (insert your city here). A second look at history shows that the anti-car movement in the U.S. was stronger than previously thought, even at the peak of car culture in the 1950s and ‘60s, while an […]