What does #defundthepolice really mean for road safety — in the broadest sense of that term?
We must recognize the ad-hoc nature of the urban streetscape. Yes, our avenues can move bicycles, busses, trucks, cars and pedestrians but they can also propel our democracy.
Editor’s note: this article originally appeared on The Conversation and is republished here with permission. As states and workplaces prepare to open up after the lockdown, many people are looking for alternatives to public transit to get to work. The National Association of City Transport Officials reports an “explosion in cycling” in many U.S. cities. […]