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George Floyd

Oklahoma House Approves Protections for Drivers Who Hit Protestors

A heated debate and a party line vote in Oklahoma.

March 12, 2021 - The Oklahoman

Disabled Parking

Parking Induces Driving, Study Says

New research published in the Urban Studies journal does the difficult work of connecting the dots between parking and driving.

January 31, 2021 - Sightline Institute

Transportation Network Companies

Report: Ride-Hailing Drastically Increases Vehicle Miles Traveled

New research published in Transport Policy finds that ride-hailing companies increase vehicle miles traveled of users by 97 percent in Chicago, 114 percent in New York City, and 118 percent in San Francisco.

January 26, 2021 - Streetsblog USA

Cars Ride Disneyland

U.S. Car Prices Cross the $40,000 Threshold

Car prices have been going for a while, but even by recent standards a December jump in car prices is likely to be an outlier.

January 17, 2021 - Road Show

Embarcadero

Economic Justice Includes Highway Removals

A $435 billion "economic justice" bill proposed by Democrats in the U.S. Senate includes $10 billion for projects that remove highways and build community-oriented assets in their place.

January 13, 2021 - Streetsblog USA

Self-Driving Cars

Ride-Hailing Industry Induces Car Ownership, Research Says

New research from researchers at Carnegie Mellon University finds that instead of setting people free from cars, more people are buying and using cars than ever before.

January 11, 2021 - Streetsblog USA

Rural Highway

Traffic Returns to Normal in Nebraska

Rural traffic has recovered from COVID-19 lows earlier in the year and has even surpassed historic averages, according to the case study supplied by the state of Nebraska.

August 17, 2020 - KLIN

Police Enfocement

Investment in Public Transit Could Reduce the Need for Police Traffic Enforcement

In Nick Demarsh and Rick Banks' opinion, defunding the police requires cities to reconsider car culture.

August 14, 2020 - NextCity

Atlanta #Snowpocalypse

Traffic Congestion Disappears from Atlanta

A region once brought to a standstill by two inches of snow is now almost completely free of traffic congestion.

March 19, 2020 - Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Suburban Office Building

Watch: What it Takes to Retrofit Suburbia

June Williamson explains the necessary components of the next generation of the suburban retrofitting project, and why these actions are so necessary.

April 27, 2019 - Redesigning Cities via YouTube

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