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Is It Time for America to Break Up With the Private Car? An Interview with Lime’s Wayne TingBy Kea Wilson |
Between 42,000 crash deaths a year and rising tailpipe emissions that are swiftly killing the planet, America's long love affair with the privately-owned car hasn't exactly been a healthy relationship. Now, one micromobility company is sending a message to riders that it's time to break up — even if their cities aren't perfectly ridable yet.
Safety Last: NYC Cuts 500 Crossing Guard PositionsBy Gersh Kuntzman |
The NYPD has cut close to 500 crossing guard positions in a money-saving measure — a move that puts kids at risk on school roadways that were already more dangerous than other city streets.
Wednesday’s Headlines Bike More OftenBy Blake Aued |
Spending on bikes rose sixfold during the pandemic, and new research shows bikeshares are the gateway drug to cycling.
Calif. Leaders Rally for Transit Funding in BudgetBy Melanie Curry |
With only a few weeks left to finalize a budget, transit agencies warning they may have to make deep service cuts as soon as this summer. State Senator Scott Wiener was joined today in Sacramento by other state and local leaders, advocates, and transit agencies to underscore the need to address transit funding in this year’s budget. The deadline to sign a budget is June 30, but between now and then both houses and the governor have to come to agreement on what’s in it.
Tuesday’s Headlines Get Back to the GrindBy Blake Aued |
Safety is the word of the day, whether it's the threat to pedestrians from heavy EVs or a lack of infrastructure discouraging women from riding bikes.
Citi Bike at 10: Here Are Three Lessons NYC LearnedBy Doug Gordon |
Happy birthday, Citi Bike. You've taught us a lot of valuable lessons. Here are three from the co-host of the War on Cars podcast.