Lots of good news today, like car-free Paris, money for Vision Zero in D.C. and funding for active transportation in California.
It's come to this: the Southeastern gas shortage has the federal government warning gas-hoarding drivers not to fill plastic bags with petroleum. Plus all the other news.
Talk of big trucks and big transit.
The word of the day is "investment." Plus, undoing urban renewal in Atlanta, a deadly highway in Maryland and more headlines.
Big news today on transit, bike share and old trolleys.
Mean green? The growing demand for lithium to produce electric car batteries is leaving Native American communities with contaminated groundwater and piles of toxic waste. (New York Times) Individual EVs are problematic, but transitioning to emissions-free buses in the U.S. would take a mere $56 billion to $86 billion (Mass Transit Mag). In related news, […]
Yes, today's headlines feature Elon Musk. But lots of other news, too!
One thing we hear over and over: low or no-cost transit is a good thing. Plus all the other news.
Why keep widening highways when we know it doesn't help? Is Biden's infrastructure plan really bipartisan? These questions and more are answered .. kinda.
Opposition to infrastructure spending dates back to the Manifest Destiny attitude of the 19th century, which lingers even today, plus more transportation news.
Car crashes are damaging to our national psyche, one writer says in The Atlantic. Plus the rest of the news of the day.
News from Richmond, Honolulu, Philly, Wilmington and, of course, the White House.