Lots of transit news, plus some politics, in today's daily news digest.
A coalition of transportation safety and consumer groups is urging Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to push for laws aimed at decreasing the pedestrian death toll on America's roadways, which reached a 30-year high of 6,590 last year.
Our tax dollars paid for this? The first federally funded "National Pedestrian Safety Month" is centered around a press campaign aimed at blaming walkers themselves.
You had your fill of White House politics last night. So refresh with some great transportation news (and some bad news, too).
But he vetoes a bill declaring housing as a human right, inconsistent with his willingness to set aspirational goals in other areas (such as electric vehicle mandates)
And Black, brown and low-income city residents will bear the brunt.