A Plan to Eliminate Pretextual Police Stops, While Still Increasing Traffic Safety
The Free to Move Coalition has developed a plan to do away with pretextual traffic stops that disproportionately impact Black and Latino motorists.
Study: What Road Diets Mean For Older Drivers
"After a road diet, all motorists seem to drive at a rate that feels comfortable to a mildly-impaired older adult."
Study: Advanced Tech Could Help Prevent 250,000 Traffic Deaths Over 30 Years — But It’s Not a ‘Silver Bullet’
And no, we're not talking about "fully autonomous vehicles."
How Four Black Advocates Are Charting a Path to a More Inclusive Bike Community
Streetsblog talked to four Black bike advocates in Atlanta, Los Angeles, and the Twin Cities to get a snapshot of how they're fighting to overcome challenges and expand the vision for what a Black cycling community could look like.
Wisconsin’s Dairy Industry Relies on Undocumented Immigrants, but the State Won’t Let Them Legally Drive
Undocumented immigrants in the state can own and register their vehicles, but they aren’t allowed to drive them, forcing many farm workers to risk fines and arrest. “It’s a Catch-22 for a lot of folks,” advocates say.
Two Chicago Drivers Crash Into Buildings; One Kills Teen
Chicagoans shouldn't have to wait until a driver strikes their building for city officials to make safety upgrades.
Why Regulators Are Ignoring 90% Of ‘Underride’ Crash Deaths — And Not Counting Vulnerable Road Users At All
Every year, hundreds of people die horrific deaths in underride crashes U.S. roads. But a new documentary says regulators aren't counting the vast majority of them — or mandating a simple technology to save their lives.
Five Better Ways to Do Traffic Safety Education Beyond PSAs
Too often, road user "education" in the U.S. looks like pedestrian-shaming PSAs, flimsy driver's ed courses, and lame signs on the side of the road. Streetsblog readers say there's a better way.