I care deeply about the social implications of transportation and can’t wait to hear all about your travel stories - how you get to your favorite spots of your city, the time your train was twenty minutes late and you wondered whether it would come at all, your first ferry ride; any and all your mobility highs and lows.
"Treme and the 7th Ward, like many neighborhoods across the country, are saddled with an aging, unsafe, polluting piece of highway infrastructure. We have to do something about it."
The group's new report, "Streets Ahead," articulates goals that won't be controversial for Streetsblog readers, but may sound new to New Yorkers who think of streets only as repositories for free car storage.
Particularly frightening about the 16-year high in traffic deaths: The spike in pedestrians killed, seniors killed and deaths caused by large truck drivers.
There are many ways to screw up shared mobility. So hopefully the action agenda will focus on shared modes that actually decrease emissions, rather than exacerbate climate change.
People are working from home, resulting in one in five offices in San Francisco sitting empty. The Bay Area also has a housing crisis. Which has more and more people, including Governor Gavin Newsom, thinking it's time to look at converting some of that disused office space into housing.