Elon Musk’s Cybertruck is the Perfect Killing Machine
The Cybertruck represents a lot of what's wrong with the U.S. transportation system — even as it purports to address those problems.
Judge Blocks City From Its Plan to Issue Unlimited EV Uber/Lyft Licenses
The ruling comes mere days after the alliance representing cab drivers sued the city over its plan for an unlimited number of new licenses for electric app-based cabs.
Limitless E-Ubers and E-Lyfts Will Hurt Traffic, Air, People: Suit
The plan to allow an unlimited number of electric for-hire vehicles will have disastrous consequences for congestion, pollution and traffic violence, according to transportation economist Charles Komanoff.
KOMANOFF: Adams’s ‘Green Rides’ Initiative is Bad Transportation AND Climate Policy
Mayor Adams has made a bad decision to waive the de Blasio-era cap on the number of ride-hail vehicles allowed in New York City, so long as the extra cars are electric.
Thursday’s Headlines: Fleet Week Edition
The entire taxi fleet — including Ubers and Lyfts, plus yellows — will have to be electric or handicapped accessible by 2030. Plus other news.
Colorado’s Small Vehicle Weight Fee Could At Least Protect Vulnerable Road Users
The proposal could also dodge many of the political pitfalls that too often kill similar ideas.
Opinion: Electric Vehicles Are Only Part of the Climate Solution
Building a future where travel is sustainable and earth-friendly means that people must reevaluate their use of personal vehicles, even if it’s only for a small portion of their journey.
Manhattan Elected Officials Urge Congestion Pricing Discount For Electric Cars
Some elected officials in Manhattan are asking for a break on the full congestion pricing toll for electric vehicles, but advocates aren't so sure. "We need to, in this case, encourage people to be taking mass transit and using alternative means of transportation."
Charging Ahead? The City Needs Plugs for E-Bikes, Not Cars, Advocates and Pols Say
Council Member Gale Brewer (D-Upper West Side) set the tone by declaring that very few people in her tony district call her office to demand more charging stations for cars.
Report Provides More Reasons to Rein in Supersized SUVs (As If You Needed More)
"This is a nationwide crisis, but the federal government refuses to take the necessary regulatory steps to limit vehicle size and weight," Transportation Alternatives says in a new report.