Kea Wilson has more than a dozen years of experience as a writer telling emotional, urgent and actionable stories that motivate average Americans to get involved in making their cities better places. She is also a novelist, cyclist, and affordable housing advocate. She previously worked at Strong Towns, and currently lives in St. Louis, MO. Kea can be reached at email@example.com or on Twitter @streetsblogkea. Please reach out to her with tips and submissions.
Why Your City Needs a Walkability Study
Two urbanism rockstars are joining forces to bring a game-changing analysis to more cities — and spilling some trade secrets about low-cost design strategies that get people moving.
Every E-Biker Should Be Worried About NJ’s Proposed Insurance Law
Instead of ensuring safety on Garden State roads, requiring bikers to carry insurance could make roads more dangerous, inequitable and polluted.
‘Human Transit’ 2.0: How Mass Modes Make Us More Free
We sat down with Jarrett Walker to talk about the newly updated edition of his seminal work, and how the growth of the mobility justice movement has (and hasn’t) reshaped the conversation.
Jay Pitter On ‘Being Black In Public’ — And Its Implications For Sustainable Transport Policy
The celebrated urbanist talks to The Brake about racism on the street.
Should We Stop Subsidizing EVs For All and Focus on ‘Super-Drivers’?
Ten percent of U.S. drivers use 35 percent of our fuel. But EV subsidies miss these "super-users" and reinforce car dependency.
How Small Cities Are Winning Big Money for Street Safety
Small cities are drawing disproportionately large grants for street safety — and sharing their secrets for how others can follow their lead.
The Brake: Are Boomers to Blame for Our Dirty Transportation System?
This Albanian City Should Inspire America to Go Big on ‘School Streets’
Streets near schools should be for kids — not cars. And this Albanian city is set to reimagine roads in front of all its learning centers.