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CTA ridership increased 24% last year, but better service is needed for continued growthBy John Greenfield |
Unless the CTA can get its workforce back up to full strength, and return its scheduled and delivered service to pre-pandemic levels, this upward trend may not last.
What’s Different About the New Federal E-Bike Credit ProposalBy Kea Wilson |
A popular proposal for a federal e-bike credit is back in front of Congress — and this time, supporters have hard proof of concept that it will be the emissions-slashing, congestion-cutting, mode-shifting tool that Americans deserve.
Illinois Policy’s latest attack on speed cameras is the world’s silliest TikTokBy John Greenfield |
This laughable video typical of the kind of mental gymnastics people who philosophically oppose automated enforcement make in order to argue it doesn't improve safety.
A Deep Dive Into Center-Running Bike Lanes, a Known Infrastructure FailureBy Mikael Colville-Andersen |
In 2016, urban design expert Mikael Colville-Andersen, founder of the Copenhagenize blog, wrote a great post he shouldn't have had to write in the first place, explaining why center-running bike lanes are dangerous and stupid. Given the recent push to repeat this failed design on Valencia, Streetsblog decided to run it here.
What Parking Reform Means for People With DisabilitiesBy Kea Wilson |
Practically every day, there's a new headline about a new effort in a U.S. city to reform its autocentric parking policies — and practically every time Streetsblog covers it, we get an email that asks what people with disabilities will do in a world with no accessible parking at all.
Pre-tax transportation benefits mandate bill is moving forward in SpringfieldBy Cameron Bolton |
State representative Theresa Mah's (D-2nd) Transportation Benefits Program Act proposal has been gaining traction as it makes its way toward becoming law.