Washington D.C. has failed to bring down road fatalities because its Vision Zero program is hampered by limited infrastructure improvements, low funding and inconsistent oversight, part one of a new report reveals.
Only 13 percent of people supported abandoning the Dutch-style plan in favor of center-running in last year's SFMTA outreach. Decades of Dutch and Danish planning experience shows center-running doesn't work. But the city forges ahead despite public opinion and international best practices. Join a growing chorus and tell the city to stop gaslighting cyclists and build for safety, not parking.
Speed cameras reduce speeds (CBC) Reducing speeds increases safety (IIHS) It’s not the bike lane’s fault that you’re a bad driver (Jalopnik) 1.3 million people die in U.S. traffic every year (Washington Post) Newsom signs bill to investigate gas price gouging (Governor’s Press Office, CalMatters Spectrum) Can California end corporate greenwashing? (LA Times) Bay Area […]
Black pedestrians, bicyclists and micromobility users are subjected to a far wider array of dangerous laws than many sustainable transportation advocates may realize, a new report finds — and repealing them alone is not enough to guarantee them the freedom of mobility they need and deserve.
Transit in crisis, and how to save it (Vox) FTA announces disaster relief funding for transit (Planetizen) LA Daily News searches for reasons why LA Metro rail plans were not funded by the state “Clean Air Conversations” will focus on transit (Pasadena Now) Legislature passes bill to investigate oil price gouging with alacrity (LA Times, […]
Cities across America will soon be able to easily map their pedestrian infrastructure using the power of artificial intelligence — and challenge them to have a long overdue conversation about why those networks have such an acceptable number of gaps. Now there are no excuses.