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The AV Revolution Probably Won’t Revolutionize Parking in Dense CitiesBy Kea Wilson |
Replacing human drivers with self-driving taxis might not actually remove many space-wasting parking lots from dense American cities, according to a new study that throws doubt onto one of the core arguments in favor of the autonomous vehicle revolution.
Study: Why Repealing Helmet Laws Doesn’t Necessarily Decrease Helmet UseBy George Kevin Jordan |
One Washington county’s decision to stop requiring cyclists to wear helmets by law was associated with an increase in helmet use, a new study finds — and that finding could have a major impact for advocates of equitable cycling legislation nationwide.
Tuesday’s Headlines Are Too Poor to DriveBy Blake Aued |
Inequality is rising, and a growing number of people are stranded without cars or access to good transit.
Op-Ed: To Recover from COVID, Transit Needs a Rider-Centered Future. Here’s How.By Colin Drake |
Together, the key players in transit — riders, elected officials and decision-makers, staff and consultants, and advocates and media — have the power to rebuild a stronger transit system, one that is financially sustainable and positioned to carry the masses into the future. But only if we each do our part and we trust each other to do the same.
Three Things To Know About the National Lithium-Ion Battery Fire ‘Epidemic’By Kea Wilson |
Sustainable transportation advocates are calling for common-sense trade regulations, consumer education, and other reforms to keep prevent fires involving defective lithium-ion batteries — while simultaneously fighting misinformation that threatens to explode into a culture war against electric microbility.
Monday’s Headlines Are For the ChildrenBy Blake Aued |
Car-centric landscapes come at an enormous cost, including the deaths of children and the grief of parents.