Trump Administration Keeps Hands Off Self-Driving CarsBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
At the annual Las Vegas tech geek fest on Wednesday, USDOT Secretary Elaine Chao refused to put a leash on driverless car technology.
Bus Rapid Transit Should Be Built More RapidlyBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
Why does it take years to install a dedicated bus lane? It only takes a week to put down red paint and tell drivers, "Begone!"
Vision Zero! Norwegian Capital Completely Quashes Road DeathsBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
Secrets from Oslo, where the zero of Vision Zero is taken seriously.
Americans Are Poised to Drive Less In 2020By Aaron Short | | No Comments
Americans don't usually make New Year's resolutions to drive their cars less, but it may be happening anyway.
Hello, 2020, What Do You Have in Store?By Aaron Short | | No Comments
This year, America will vote for a new president. We also have a chance to define what kind of country we want to be, depending on how we address these 11 vital transportation-related issues.
Streetsies 2019: Meet This Year’s Transportation VillainsBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
There was a lot of anti-transit treachery to go around this year, but the winner truly undermined an entire state economy for selfish reasons.
Streetsies 2019: Streetsblog’s Awards for the Best and Worst in Walking, Biking and TransitBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
Here are our annual awards for the best (and worst) people, projects and ideas of the year.
Rail-y Big Deal: Ohio Man Maps The FutureBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
"People said, 'This would change my life,'" said the visionary behind a Buckeye State rail system.
Pedestrians Deaths On Freeways is On The RiseBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
More Americans have been dying on high-speed roads because cities and states haven't built proper infrastructure to help people cross safely, a new study shows.
There is Still Structural Racism in Transportation: ReportBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
Cities must include community members in planning, hire more diverse staff, and stop displacing residents to combat generations of structural racism in our car-dependent society that has long favored suburban commuters in single-family homes over poorer communities riven by highways and pollution, a new report argues. Smart Growth America’s report, “The State of Transportation and […]
Feds: Paint Bus Lanes Red!By Aaron Short | | No Comments
The Federal Highway Association approved new guidance this week that will dramatically expedite the process for approving the use of red paint to indicate a dedicated bus lane.
Congress To Ban Chinese E-Buses and Rail CarsBy Aaron Short | | No Comments
A federal "Buy American" provision just screwed U.S. transit agencies. Thanks, Congress.