Editor's note This article was written in response to an article on Streetsblog USA about a proposal to create an active transportation administration or czar at the U.S. Department of Transportation. We are pleased to publish multiple perspectives on this important issue.
The feds will finally revise the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices, which sets standards for signs, markings and signals that help road users – and, eventually, autonomous vehicles – safely move through our communities.
A potentially groundbreaking new tool could help give US planners key insights into the most dangerous segments of their road network – and how to fix them – with the click of a single button. The only problem? An automaker made it.