As President Biden urges Congress to give drivers a gas tax "holiday" that experts say won't even significantly ease pain at the pump, advocates are urging him to give Americans emergency relief from car dependency instead.
The Black Lives Matter protests and the pandemic have dramatically shifted the terrain around policing. As a result, the last two years have brought about the first serious rethinking of jaywalking laws in a century, challenging a practically universal American rule that dates back to some of the earliest auto industry lobbying campaigns. Here's what happened next.
This (Wednesday) afternoon, the California Senate Insurance Committee will consider a bill whose author, Assemblymember Reginald Jones-Sawyer (D-Los Angeles), claims its aim is to protect pedestrians - but which would instead kill bike- and scooter-share systems in California.