"For decades ... we have lacked the leadership to make roadway safety a national priority in the United States," says the letter, which is signed by groups including New York's own Families for Safe Streets.
President-elect Biden and the future First Lady Dr. Jill Biden rode bikes today as part of an outing near their Delaware home. Meanwhile, President Trump drove past an anti-democracy gathering in Washington.
The federal government needs an entirely different way of funding transportation — one that would finally allocate billions of dollars that currently subsidize and encourage driving to fund and expand transit, a new report argues.
Car drivers are killing people — pedestrians, cyclists, their own passengers, themselves — at a much higher rate this year compared to last, even though total travel is down dramatically because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report shows.
Americans are indeed driving less — up to 94 percent less in some places — as the global COVID-19 pandemic keeps people at home, but rural segments of the country are not doing their share to flatten the curve.