Saturday, April 13, 2024

Safety and mobility choice through rural California

Juxtaposed by a well-supported bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles, there are many people in rural communities, particularly agricultural workers, along the...

Vision Zero won’t happen without Safe Streets for All

Signs like this one, while welcome, aren’t enough to lower the ever-climbing rate of pedestrian fatalities. Fortunately, localities have other resources to make on-the-ground...

How local governments can overcome delay and obstruction (part two)

Local government practitioners are often highly motivated to invest in safer street designs. But they soon encounter insurmountable barriers from the state DOT, which...

How advocates can overcome delay and obstruction (part one)

Fickr photo by Ted EytanLocal advocates fighting for safe streets and expanded transportation options will often struggle to make progress in places because transportation...

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2024 is a Historic Election Year and the Climate Crisis is on Everyone’s Ballot

This is poised to be a world-changing year. For countries across the globe, 2024 will be a turning point in terms of politics, with...

New survey: Accessible Streetscapes for the Disability Community

A new survey created in collaboration with Smart Growth America, the International Parking & Mobility Institute, and the Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund...

India Needs More Compact, Electrified Cities to Meet Climate Goals

Cities worldwide have two strategies available to decarbonize their transport sectors, but neither alone will be sufficient to address the impacts of climate change....

Progress for passenger rail in the South and beyond

Two recent developments at the federal level can help propel passenger rail expansion in the South and across the country.  An Amtrak Crescent line train...