Biking advocacy organizations are moving away from police enforcement as a strategy to improve roadway safety in light of the dangers and disproportionate financial burdens those strategies place on Black and Brown people.
SSTI’s final 2020 Community of Practice meeting covered how DOTs can be leaders in reducing vehicle miles traveled (VMT) to reduce emissions.
Caltrans is recruiting volunteers for the fourth phase of its Road Charge Pilot Program, which aims to replace declining gas tax revenue and encourage people to drive less.
A new explainer from UCLA Professor Michael Manvile argues that underpriced roads are actually a root cause of our traffic problems.
From our virtual Community of Practice Meeting: State DOTs are wrestling with a long history that has often marginalized and underserved communities of color. For some agencies, that means rethinking how to approach decision making through an antiracist lens and taking steps to reverse past damage.
Results from a new study suggest that a transition from traditional cars to personal automated vehicles could increase household vehicle miles traveled and lead to a mode shift from public transit to personal vehicles.
A new study further illustrates the trend that the streets of the U.S. are becoming more gridded since the 1990s, and that, as streets become more gridded, car ownership declines.
At our virtual 2020 COP events, the theme of changing travel patterns and how transportation agencies must reaction was a common concern.
A recent Transit Cooperative Research Program report highlights adequate restroom access as a key safety and public health issue for transit operators, and a growing priority among transit agencies around the country.
Although deterring sexual harassment in the overall public realm goes beyond the scope of a transit agency, there is still a lot that policy makers and transit agencies can do to make public transit safer for all.