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The Debt Ceiling Deal Could Be Bad News For Freeway FightersBy Kea Wilson |
A poison pill buried within the new debt ceiling deal would "gut" key elements of the nation's bedrock environmental law in exchange for preventing a national default and could make it easier for highway-building agencies to expedite road projects that harm vulnerable communities for generations, advocates warn.
Friday’s Headlines Are In DemandBy Blake Aued |
Widening highways increases demand for even more highway lanes, while building rail increases demand for property near rail lines.
Talking Headways Podcast: The First City on MarsBy Jeff Wood |
This week we’re joined by Tufts professor Justin Hollander to talk about his new book, "The First City on Mars: An Urban Planner's Guide to Settling the Red Planet."
Thursday’s Headlines Build Back Better?By Blake Aued |
The Biden administration's planning grants are a start, but it will take decades and billions more to undo the damage of urban freeways.
Feds Propose ‘Automatic Braking’ Rule — But It’s Not Strong Enough, Advocates WarnBy Kea Wilson |
An aggressive new federal safety rule would eventually require automakers to install on new cars technology that can detect pedestrians and stop crashes before they happen — but there remain several key flaws in the proposal, advocates and experts said.
Why So Many 'Complete Streets' Plans Are IncompleteBy Melanie Curry |
SGA's recent report, Best Complete Streets Policies 2023, looks for strong and effective policies that lay the groundwork for safer streets for everyone