Study: Cyclists Don’t Break Traffic Laws Any More Than Drivers DoBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
New data defies some of the common stereotypes about what puts cyclists in danger.
Taxpayers Lose and Banks Win in This Trump Infrastructure DealBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
Under Trump, U.S. DOT's grant rules encourage states to finance road projects with private loans that cost more than public borrowing.
Who’s to Blame for Drive-to-Urbanism?By Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
Developments can have the trappings of a walkable place but still be very difficult to access without a car.
Toronto Shows How Easy It Is to Speed Up Surface TransitBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
It only cost Toronto $1.5 million to clear cars off King Street and dramatically sped up streetcar trips for tens of thousands of people.
UPS Kicks Off Year-Round E-Trike Delivery Service in PittsburghBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
Common in European cities for a long time, UPS is brining bike deliveries to the U.S.
Transit Agencies Aren’t Doing Enough to Prevent Sexual HarassmentBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
Sexual harassment on transit is pervasive. But few transit agencies have specific policies aimed at protecting women.
“Distracted Walking” Is a Distraction From the Real ProblemBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
Data clearly shows that distracted driving is the genuine public safety threat. But lawmakers still traffic in victim-blaming.
Cleveland Police Enforcement of Transit “Proof-of-Payment” Ruled UnconstitutionalBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
Proof-of-payment speeds up bus service. But leaving enforcement up to police can violate passengers' rights, a Cleveland judge ruled.
How Philadelphia Fixed Parking Craters Using Tax PolicyBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
Using tax incentives and a dash of zoning, Philadelphia set off a virtuous cycle, reducing dependence on cars.
An Impressive New Bike Connection Highlights Changing Attitudes in ClevelandBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
People on bikes finally have some space of their own on the Detroit-Superior Bridge. The outer eastbound lane is being converted into a bike lane, linking downtown Cleveland to two thriving retail districts and two large public housing complexes.
San Antonio Gets a Badly Needed Kick in the Pants on Pedestrian SafetyBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
In removing a guerrilla safety improvement, San Antonio officials acted with the kind of swiftness that they've never displayed in response to the city's staggering pedestrian death rate.
In Pittsburgh, Transit Passes Come With Bike-Share Access at No Extra ChargeBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
Unlimited 15-minute bike-share trips with the touch of a transit pass? That's the new deal in Pittsburgh.