The next baseline infrastructure bill can no longer ignore the need for common-sense vehicle safety improvements that save vulnerable road users’ lives, a coalition of advocates and lawmakers said on Tuesday.
An unprecedented number of infrastructure projects earmarked in the House infrastructure bill would serve pedestrians, micromobility riders, and people who use assistive devices, on top of the robust increases in core programs that already fund infrastructure for those modes.
Federal regulators have known about the inherent dangers that large vehicles pose to vulnerable road users since the mid-1970s, but have done almost nothing to stop it — and they probably won’t because of who we are as a nation, a new legal research paper argues.
A leading advocacy group is calling for the removal of 15 urban highways built on land from which millions of BIPOC residents were forcibly displaced — including the site of the Tulsa race massacre of 1921.
A groundbreaking new bill would help make every transit station in America accessible to American residents with disabilities — and stop critical accessibility improvements from being put off a moment longer.