America’s Car Ownership Rate Higher Now Than Before the RecessionBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
After growing for a few years, the share of car-free households in America has dropped below 2006 levels.
Utah Police Shooting Underscores the Added Threat Facing Black People on BikesBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
Police stopped Patrick Harmon for riding his bike without a rear light. When he attempted to flee, officer Clinton Fox shot him three times in the back.
Congress Poised to Let Autonomous Car Companies Run Wild in CitiesBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
Both houses of Congress are crafting regulations that will set the stage for autonomous vehicles, and they're not off to good start.
Will Florida’s New Approach to Urban Streets Reduce Its Traffic Carnage?By Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
Florida DOT has formalized the idea that in cities and town centers, roads should be designed differently than in rural places.
Public Schools Shouldn’t Undermine WalkabilityBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
An Atlanta suburb wants to build a new school in a walkable setting, but with a huge surface parking lot.
Public Health Experts Give America an “F” on WalkabilityBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
The U.S. gets failing grades on walkability in a withering new report from the National Physical Activity Plan, a coalition that includes public health behemoths like the American Cancer Society, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Medical Association.
Nine States Sue Trump Administration for Blocking Climate Progress at U.S. DOTBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
Presidents don't get to pick and choose which federal rules they comply with.
The Campaign to Fix Atlanta’s Most Dangerous Street and Preserve Its Immigrant CulturesBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
Can Buford Highway, the most dangerous road in Georgia, become a walkable place for the immigrant communities that call it home?
Seattle’s Playful Traffic Circles Tame Neighborhood StreetsBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
Seattle started installing traffic circles in the early 1970s, and now there are more than 1,200 throughout the city.
How Dangerous Is the Driving Around Your Kids’ School?By Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
A new map from the driving behavior analytics company Zendrive can give you a better read.
America’s Sorriest Bus Stop: Seattle vs. Chapel HillBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
Which stop is so bad it deserves a shot at the championship?
Wide Residential Streets Are Dangerous. Why Are They So Common?By Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
Ever wonder why so many residential streets are so wide even though they only see a trickle of car traffic?