Recent Streetsblog USA posts about Highway Boondoggles 2014

Tuesday’s Headlines

Better public transit doesn’t just provide more transportation options — it might be a hack to actually get Americans to exercise. (Time) Uber and Lyft are pulling out the big guns to oppose a California bill that would grant drivers labor rights (City Lab). And no wonder: One report estimates that making drivers employees, rather […]

Monday’s Headlines

Walmart stores’ vast acreage of parking is mostly a waste of space, but their lots do make good places to put charging stations for electric cars. (Curbed) Gas taxes are paid by those who use roads, and good roads are good for business, so gas taxes should appeal to Republicans. But apparently antipathy toward hybrid […]

Friday’s Headlines

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The U.S. is playing catchup with the rest of the world when it comes to bike infrastructure. (Engineering) Uber has introduced a new model of self-driving car it claims is safer. The manufacturer, Volvo, predicts that a third of the cars it sells will be autonomous by the mid-2020s. (CNBC) Curbed outlines three funding options […]