Philadelphia is the latest U.S. city to agree to make its sidewalks accessible to people who use assistive devices — though the win would be more significant if people with mobility challenges weren't so often forced to sue to get basic access to the places where they live.
The nation's capital is poised to become the second major city in the United States to repeal a dangerous law that allowed drivers to make right turns at red lights — and some advocates believe other communities are overdue to follow.
The first recipients of a newly expanded major transportation grant program will deliver significant money for biking, walking and transit — and even some road projects that federal transportation leaders say will help non-drivers, too.
Black cyclists are more than four times more likely to die while riding a bike than White ones, a new study finds — and the stats aren't much better for other modes or other racially marginalized groups.
Our auto-centric transportation system already poses a barrier to abortion care — and the likely rollback of the constitutionally protected procedure could make that hurdle virtually insurmountable for countless U.S. residents, advocates say.
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced strong new emissions rules last week — but, once again, the strictest standards won't apply to the biggest, dirtiest cars that constitute three-quarters of the new vehicle market today.