D.C. SUV Owners Will Pay Much More to Drive Such BehemothsBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
The era of big government vehicle is over.
Study: Shifting Commutes During Pandemic Reduced Cyclists Hit By DriversBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
Cycling became safer during the pandemic last year because riders were more likely to use off-road trails during the middle of the day, bypassing dangerous rush hour roadways, a new study found.
Vision Zero Cities: Why Words Matter to Crash VictimsBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
Cars kill — but the language used in ads and newspapers always hurts. That's why message is so crucial in the war on cars.
Report: Bigger Bike Budgets Boost the BoomBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
The Biden administration should pour billions of dollars into a variety of bike projects because the investment will generate thousands of jobs while also obviously greening the way Americans get around, advocates said this week, citing a new report on the economic benefits of cycling investments.
Not So FAST: Senate Transport Bill Causes Pileup for White House Climate GoalsBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
A Senate proposal to shovel hundreds of billions of dollars into new freeways will wipe out the Biden administration’s goal of halving carbon emissions by 2030.
U.S. DOT Must Do Better for Peds, Cyclists: ReportBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
The U.S. Department of Transportation has not set goals or tracked the performance of 90 traffic safety activities making it difficult to improve them or determining whether they work at all, a congressional watchdog found.
ZOOM CALL: Experts See Opportunities in Biden Highway PlanBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
Transportation leaders believe President Biden’s $2-trillion infrastructure bill will finally get states to stop splurging federal dollars on freeway projects and emissions-enabling concrete superstructures that carve up cities.
Q&A: Eric Jacobsen on How Cars Make us LonelierBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
The author of "Three Pieces of Glass" shows how the phone, the TV and the car windshield make us so damn unhappy.
Nominee Buttigieg Vows To Dismantle ‘Racist’ FreewaysBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
“It’s disproportionately Black and brown neighborhoods that were divided by highway projects because they didn’t have the political capital to resist,” Buttigieg said on Sunday. "We have a chance to get that right.”
State DOTs Want More Money, Fewer RegulationsBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
Transportation bureaucrats want the same spending ratios for highways and transit that Congress gave out five years ago, keeping us wedded to our cars.
Trump Administration Keeps Hands Off Self-Driving CarsBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
At the annual Las Vegas tech geek fest on Wednesday, USDOT Secretary Elaine Chao refused to put a leash on driverless car technology.
Congress Vows to Fight Trump’s Environmental Rule ChangeBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
Congressional leaders are bracing for a fight with the Trump administration over changes to the environmental review process.