State DOTs Spend Even More Money on Highway Expansions Than We Thought
Advocates knew states would go on a highway widening binge when the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law passed — but they didn't know it would be quite this bad.
Messaging About Vision Zero Matters — Here’s How To Do It Better
Cities across the U.S. are embracing "safe systems" approaches. But are they prepared to sell their residents on those game-changing strategies — much less involve them as meaningful partners?
Five Things to Learn From NYC’s Decade of Vision Zero Successes And Shortcomings
America's oldest city-wide Vision Zero goal is turning 10. What can other cities learn from their experiences?
Jarrett Walker on the Updated ‘Human Transit’ And How Mass Modes Make Us More Free
A classic book on transit gets an update for a radically transformed world. And, yes, Elon Musk gets a little shade.
Why Jaywalking Reform Is an Unhoused Rights Issue
A stunning 41 percent of jaywalking stops in Washington state involve an unhoused person. And no one knows how bad the problem is in the rest of America.
Study: Subsidizing Transit Actually Makes It More Efficient
Generations of pundits have argued that operating subsidies enfeeble transit agencies and allow them to run inefficient routes with tons of empty seats. A new study says the opposite is true.
Could This Bill Finally Give Transit Agencies the Operations Funding They Need?
Is it finally time for Congress to spend more to keep the buses and trains running?
Study: Find Out Exactly How Much More Likely a Tall Car Is To Kill You
Mammoth SUVs and pickups are more likely to kill pedestrians — but the danger isn't shared equally between models or walkers.
Reforming a 44-Year-Old Insurance Law Could Prevent Thousands of Deadly Truck Crashes a Year
Insurance minimums for trucking companies haven't been raised in 44 years. Victims and survivors are paying the price.
Report: We Should Stop Subsidizing EVs For All and Focus on ‘Super-Drivers’
Ten percent of U.S. drivers use 35 percent of our fuel. Instead of focusing on getting them in EVs, though, subsidies miss "super-users" and reinforce car dependency.