We say “people should just be more responsible” in regards to our road users. But drivers typically do the same things when presented with road conditions that welcome speed and unsafe behavior
When we ask pedestrians to arm themselves against a hostile car-centric environment, we promote victim shaming instead of addressing the source of the issue.
Wide, multi-lane roads that marginalize pedestrians don’t just encourage speed, they justify it
It’s time we take a good hard look at GPS-enabled speed control for cars.
In a 2017 piece, I wrote about the impact of “independent automobile transportation” on our community environments. To take it
The “Pay To Play” cost of the automobile might be the most racially exclusive component of American society
People are quick to point to an empty bus or a half-full train as a waste of public resources… but do we pay as much attention to all those empty rural expressways?
Americans spend more on transportation than we do on food or healthcare, and it’s not even close. When we say what we are grateful for, do we say “I’m thankful for my car” before a good meal and the health of our family?
We asked 500 random people if they would drive 30mph everywhere if they knew it could end a deadly disease… the results might surprise you.
Not all roads, & sidewalks are created equal… yet we use rigid opinions and broad brush statistics to specify their specific use regardless of context
Traffic calming features often receive tremendous criticism because drivers are more worried about vehicle damage than safety
Imagine waking up one day to a new law… a national 30mph speed limit. What would happen?
Why young people are choosing transit over driving in droves