Thursday’s Headlines Are Stuck Inside
How safer streets can get kids off the couch and into the fresh air, plus more in headlines.
OPINION: Infrastructure Bill Offers Too Little Progress on Climate and Equity
Most of its historic funding is helping to maintain a harmful status quo at a time when we need to address climate change.
Highway Boondoggles 2023: The Pain in Maine Falls Mainly in … Gorham
Here's a self-defeating new highway that will merely exacerbate suburban sprawl — reinforcing the very conditions that are causing the traffic problems in the first place!
Wednesday’s Headlines About the Biggest Boondoggles
Why are we still expanding highways in the year of our lord, 2023?
New Bill Would Finally Rewrite the ‘Notorious’ MUTCD for Vulnerable Road User Safety
U.S. transportation engineers tend to treat the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices like a bible. A new bill would encourage them to treat it more like a recipe book — and sub out deadly design ingredients when they aren't safe for vulnerable road users.
Study: E-Bikes Can Help Seniors and People With Disabilities — If They Can Overcome Barriers to Riding
There's lots of potential, but anyone hoping to get seniors and the disabled riding must first understand their concerns and barriers.
All Aboard Tuesday’s Headlines
From brand-new train cars to better service on the coasts and in the Upper Midwest, Amtrak is experiencing a renaissance, thanks to federal infrastructure spending.
Three Lessons For Transforming Transit Safety — Without More Police
Transit agencies across the country are exploring innovative safety solutions — and it starts with better service.
Rep. Earl Blumenauer Reflects on His Career, And Why ‘Bike-Partisanship’ is America’s Secret Weapon
As he concludes his nearly 30-year career in Congress, Earl Blumenauer says America has never been better positioned to make a "quantum leap" towards bikeability.
MEGA-CAR CRISIS: SUVs Kill Pedestrians, But So Do Blunt-Fronted Sedans, Study Says
Even shorter cars are 26 percent more likely to kill a pedestrian in a crash if they have the SUV-style blunt-faced design, a new study finds.