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.
Cast Your Vote for the Best Urban Street Transformation of 2017By Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
Albuquerque, Cleveland, Toronto, St. Paul, Austin and Halifax - each of these six cities claimed a lot of space from cars to make streets work better for people.
Is Your City Committed to Vision Zero, or Just Paying Lip Service?By Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
For mayors, declaring a commitment to safer streets is the easy part. Following through with meaningful policies to rapidly reduce traffic injuries and deaths is another matter.
What the Amtrak 501 Derailment Says About America’s Failure to Prevent Train CrashesBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
While the investigation is just beginning, initial reports indicate that the train entered a tight curve at too high a speed.
Send in Your Nominations for the Best Urban Street Transformation of 2017By Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
Did your city complete a great project this year that carved out street space for bus riders or cyclists or pedestrians - or better yet, all three?
Elon Musk Is Wrong. The Only Way to Save City Transport Is to Share Large Vehicles With Other People.By Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
One man's genius can't change the geometric facts of cities.
Surprise! Elon Musk Is Revolted By TransitBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
The worst part is rubbing elbows with scary commoners, the Tesla mogul told Wired.
Austin Orders Up a Street That Puts Transit, Biking, and Walking FirstBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
Austin plans to overhaul one of its busiest streets with bus lanes, protected bike lanes, and wider sidewalks.
3 Policy Fixes That Could Dramatically Reduce Transportation EmissionsBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
Changing tailpipe emissions is just one avenue to reduce carbon from transportation. Changing the amount people drive is another - and it can have a powerful effect.
The Lesson of $40 Highway TollsBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
It's one of the few cases where solo drivers have to confront the full cost of their trips.
Trump Administration’s Push to Roll Back Truck Safety Rules Will Cost People Their LivesBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
Nearly 4,000 people lost their lives in crashes involving large trucks in 2015. Now the Trump administration is about to make the problem worse.
GOP Tax Cuts Threaten Funding for Transit, Biking, and WalkingBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
Congress is on track to trigger spending austerity that will cut programs like New Starts and TIGER.