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Mobility Justice

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.

February 7, 2024

California Air Resources Board Announces Grants to Study Transportation Gaps

Twelve grants will go to local nonprofits, transit districts, tribal governments, and agencies in under-resourced communities

February 7, 2024

This Louisiana Town Runs Largely on Traffic Fines. If You Fight Your Ticket, the Mayor Is Your Judge.

Fenton, population 226, brings in over $1 million per year through its mayor’s court, an unusual justice system in which the mayor can serve as judge even though he’s responsible for town finances.

November 21, 2023

Study: E-Bikes Can Help Seniors and People With Disabilities — If They Can Overcome Barriers to Riding

There's lots of potential, but anyone hoping to get seniors and the disabled riding must first understand their concerns and barriers.

November 15, 2023

What One Florida Woman’s Act of Street ‘Vandalism’ Says About the Sad State of Pedestrian Access in America

An Orlando woman is standing up to her neighbors who worry that opening their street to foot traffic will set off a crime wave — and sparking a conversation about who has the power to say who walks where.

November 7, 2023

Victims of Sexual Assault in Ubers Band Together for Justice and Reform

The attorneys behind a massive federal lawsuit say the growth-obsessed corporate ride hail model itself bears some of the blame for the crisis.

October 16, 2023

Equity-Focused Projects America Needs Right Now

Advocates are handing their DOTs a list of transformative transit projects that could heal the harms of the past — and a list of boondoggles that deserve to be scrapped.

October 10, 2023

New Federal Committee Will Push for Transportation Equity By Helping DOT Reckon With Its Past

"Everybody who alive today and in a position of responsibility is accountable for what we do about transportation inequities. That's why we're here.”

September 28, 2023

American Streets May Soon Get Their First Accessible Design Standards from the Feds

The ADA has been the law for 33 years. Why has it taken this long to write strong guidelines to implement it on U.S. streets?

September 6, 2023