Bike/Walk Laws ‘Arrest’ the Mobility of Black Americans: StudyBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
Black pedestrians, bicyclists and micromobility users are subjected to a far wider array of dangerous laws than many sustainable transportation advocates may realize, a new report finds — and repealing them alone is not enough to guarantee them the freedom of mobility they need and deserve.
Congress Resurrects E-Bike Tax Credit ProposalBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
A popular proposal for a federal e-bike credit is back in front of Congress — and this time, supporters have hard proof of concept that it will be the emissions-slashing, congestion-cutting, mode-shifting tool that Americans deserve.
Study: Pedestrian Death Rate More Than 2X Higher in Historically Red-Lined NeighborhoodsBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
Communities that were red-lined in the 1930s are still experiencing more than twice the rate of pedestrian deaths today than more privileged neighborhoods — and we can't achieve Vision Zero until we reckon with racist and classist policies that contribute to the disparity, a groundbreaking new study argues.
What Did Denverites Do With All Those Free E-Bikes? (Answer: Not Drive So Much)By Kea Wilson | | No Comments
Denver's decision to invest in its climate and economic future by helping residents buy e-bikes is already paying off for the region, new data shows.
Transport is the Leading Source of U.S. Emissions — AgainBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
America's transportation sector remains the leading national driver of the climate crisis — and automobile drivers aren't helping.
Why Do People With Disabilities Have to Sue To Get Accessible Sidewalks?By Kea Wilson | | No Comments
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.
Research: Scooters Cut Car Travel and Emissions More Than Previously ThoughtBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
A pair of new studies are challenging the myth that micromobility doesn't cut car travel or reduce more emissions than the modes they tend to replace.
Advocates Hope D.C.’s Proposed Right-On-Red Ban Will Inspire National ReformBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
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.
RAISE Grants to Fund Complete Streets in Nearly Every StateBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
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.
Analysis: There Are No 15-Minute Cities in a Post-Roe AmericaBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade will increase the average round-trip travel distance required to reach the closest legal abortion care provider from 50 miles to a staggering 250.
Study: Black Cyclists Die 4.5 Times More Often Than White RidersBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
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.
Four Reasons that Pedestrian Deaths Just Hit a 40-Year HighBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
"I am shouting from the rooftops to get the public on board" with safety initiatives, says one activist.