New Federal Committee Will Push for Transportation Equity By Helping DOT Reckon With Its Past
“No one alive today is necessarily responsible for the origins of the [transportation] inequities that we inherited. But everybody who was alive today and in a position of responsibility, is accountable for what we do about it. That's why we're here.”
Pols: Congress Must Bolster Sustainable Commutes to Reduce Carbon and Congestion
The feds should bolster sustainable commuting modes and transportation demand management strategies.
Study: How Low-Income People Really Use Micromobility
Shared bikes and scooters are meeting low-income people's basic mobility needs — but they're not being subsidized like it.
Opinion: Electric Vehicles Are Only Part of the Climate Solution
Building a future where travel is sustainable and earth-friendly means that people must reevaluate their use of personal vehicles, even if it’s only for a small portion of their journey.
Why Democrats and Republicans Alike Keep Expanding Highways
A Democratic governor's controversial decision to pick up a road-widening effort where his Republican predecessor left off is sparking a conversation about why U.S. leaders across party lines keep pushing for the same old harmful highway projects.
Philly Gives City Workers Free Transit. Can Other Cities Follow?
It's sure to be a boon for SEPTA, the environment, and city employees’ quality of life, but can it be a model for other cities?
AVs Aren’t Solving our Transportation Problems; They’re Automating Them
"Right now, AV-makers would have us believe that all of our transportation concerns will go away if we simply replace human drivers with computers. But we know this is not true."
American Streets May Soon Get Their First Accessible Design Standards from the Feds
The ADA has been the law for 33 years. Why has it taken this long to write strong guidelines to implement it on U.S. streets?
The Explainer: What’s the Idea Behind a NYC Law to Register E-Bikes?
A very controversial bill from a noted opponent of efforts to boost cycling has everyone in town — except its supporters — talking.
How a New Drug Testing Rule from USDOT Could Help Alleviate the Bus Operator Crisis
Marijuana is legal in some form in 23 states. So why should bus drivers get fired for using it when they're not behind the wheel?