With one simple image, the German auto manufacturer ignited a firestorm — in more ways than one.
A new start-up is betting on yes — but some advocates have questions about equity.
If you've ever noticed that disinvested, predominantly Black neighborhoods just *feel* hotter than the tree-lined blocks of predominantly white communities...well, it's not just your imagination.
Leslie Kern’s “Feminist City” asks us to look around. Does our environment support the daily activities, care work, and needs of women? This recently published book intermixes Kern’s personal stories, real-world examples, and research to expose how our cities, neighborhoods, and transportation decisions make childcare, household activities, and safety challenging for women. “Feminist City” balances […]
But if we don't act fast, they'll come back.
Fine-particle air pollution has decreased across the US, but poor and minority communities are still the most polluted
It's not enough to give people more space on the sidewalks for social distancing, advocates argue. We also need to give residents places to walk *to* — and specifically, places that help them meet their essential needs.
You don't need to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars to protect cyclists, scooter riders, and other vulnerable road users from car traffic.
Nope, not even a penny.
Transportation planning is not exempt.
On the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act, a Seattle-based group reminds the world how essential cycling can be for Americans with non-normative bodies.
Cars are back across America — but communities with richer residents are being spared much of the pollution and traffic violence.