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.
Around the world, cities that do the best job of catering to the needs of women cyclists also have the highest level of cycling overall, a new study finds — and the U.S. has among the lowest share of female riders on the planet.
Drivers are increasingly buying huge cars, in part because of all the time they spend stuck inside them at rush hour — but a new study suggests that if drivers had to pay congestion tolls, they’d be significantly more likely to pick smaller vehicles.
A new bill by our senior Senator would give (almost) the same amount of funding to transit agencies to electrify nation’s bus fleet as President Biden promised to private drivers to electrify their cars.
France may soon pay its residents to trade their private cars for e-bikes, vehicle-share services, and even transit passes — and the move is re-igniting the conversation about unconventional ways our governments can subsidize the greenest modes of transportation.
The feds want to explicitly reward governments that put equity and sustainability first in their transportation projects. But some advocates are holding their applause until they see how the department will actually define those critical terms.