Will Caltrans Safety Cone Mascot Save Lives?By Streetsblog Editors | | No Comments
Safety Sam the Cone(head?) reminds drivers not to be jerks and run people over
Happy New Year: Here are 8 Resolutions for Sustainable Transportation AdvocatesBy Streetsblog Editors | | No Comments
As we open on 2023, here are ten ideas for sustainable-transportation-centered resolutions that we think can make a meaningful difference in U.S. communities — and some are inspired by you.
The Streetsie Awards 2022: The Biggest BummersBy Streetsblog Editors | | No Comments
A lot of great things happened in the movement to end car dependency in 2022, but we'd be lying if we said it was all sunshine and roses. For a little year-end catharsis, let's take a look back at the biggest bummers of the year.
The 2022 Streetsie Awards: Policies Worth ApplaudingBy Streetsblog Editors | | No Comments
After a three-year hiatus we're bringing back our year-end Streetsie Awards — and we're starting with some good news.
Nury Martinez, Kevin de León, Gil Cedillo, and Ron Herrera Must ResignBy Streetsblog Editors | | No Comments
Streetsblog joins with numerous organizations, elected officials, and individuals calling for the immediate resignations of all four of the participants in this conversation.
Interview: How to Start a Grassroots Safe Streets Movement in Your CityBy Streetsblog Editors | | No Comments
In communities across America, people are getting angry about traffic violence. But what does it take to turn that anger to a full-blown movement, with neighbors fighting alongside one another to change the status quo?
Streetfilms: Paris Kicks New York’s Ass as a Biking CapitalBy Streetsblog Editors | | No Comments
People have been visiting Paris for centuries for the food, the wine, the museums, the cheese and even the snails, but when New Yorkers head to the City of Light these days, all they see are the bike lanes.
Save the Date: LA Streetsie Awards Reception with Supervisor Holly Mitchell on October 12By Streetsblog Editors | | No Comments
Mark your calendar: Streetsblog will honor Supervisor Holly Mitchell on Wednesday October 12 at at Mercado La Paloma from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Would a Car-Light City Really Be Quiet?By Streetsblog Editors | | No Comments
This week on our podcast, we talk with noise researcher Dr. Erica Walker, who says we're missing a critical conversation about how unique communities experience their local soundscapes, both in the streets and beyond.
Six Arguments Against ‘Speed Limiting’ Technology — And How to Quash ThemBy Streetsblog Editors | | No Comments
Today on The Brake, we asked mobility researcher David Zipper to give us a breakdown of the most common speed-limiting technologies available today, and to share how he responds to six of the most common concerns about them — from the valid to the downright silly.
Why Arguments Against ‘Free Transit’ Are Missing the PointBy Streetsblog Editors | | No Comments
Free transit pilots are popping up around the world as the pandemic rages on — and so are heated debates about whether they'll stymie agencies' efforts to delivery the high-quality service that U.S. riders need. But what if those arguments are missing something fundamental about why we commodify basic mobility in the first place, and the many ways marginalized people are impacted when they can't afford a fare?
Why ‘Automobility’ Is About So Much More Than AutomobilesBy Streetsblog Editors | | No Comments
Is car culture really just about vehicles, roads, motorists and violent commercials on TV, or is it is a political system as deeply entrenched in cultures around the world? Yes. Yes it is.