Skip to Content
Streetsblog New York City home
Streetsblog New York City home
Log In

Car Culture

Top Categories

  1. Calendar

Hochul Ditches $10K Car Dealer Fundraiser Amid Congestion Pricing Uproar

The Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association was slated to host a $10,000-a-ticket reception for the governor.

June 10, 2024

‘Brake’ Podcast: Why ‘Sustainable Transport’ Is Not Enough — Even in The Netherlands

A book written for Dutch audiences unpacks why even the Netherlands still must work to make its "transportation" system more welcoming.

June 4, 2024

Thursday’s Headlines: Both Sides Now Edition

Do we really have to listen to the trolls, the haters and the excessive drivers? Plus other news.

May 23, 2024

Car Ownership is Keeping Americans From Financial Stability

As car costs continue to surge, American drivers are taking drastic measures to stay on the road — with troubling societal implications.

March 25, 2024

Fed Panel Wants to Confront the Role of Aggressive Auto Advertising in U.S. Road Deaths

A horrific car crash has federal safety officials calling for systematic responses to traffic violence — including the aggressive car ads that may inspire motorists to hit the gas.

November 28, 2023

Opinion: Escaping Our Car Culture by Bus

"We are, paradoxically, dependent on public transit and plagued by the congestion posed by millions of cars, choking exhaust, hundreds of annual traffic crash deaths, and the nation’s slowest bus service."

November 22, 2023

Hey, Bike Haters, You Will Lose the Culture War You’re Starting

For some reason, people who choose to get around by car are waging a culture war against people who point out the negatives of auto-centric roadways. But the haters will not prevail.

October 12, 2023