Angie is a Cleveland-based writer with a background in planning and newspaper reporting. She has been writing about cities for Streetsblog for six years.
These Communities Are Making Progress After ‘Jaywalking’ ReformBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
The Black Lives Matter protests and the pandemic have dramatically shifted the terrain around policing.
How not to be a garbage person when you’re drivingBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
Driving isn’t like a video game. It is part of our lives, part of the legacy we leave as people.
New Labor Rules for Uber and Lyft Should Help CitiesBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
A new California law making Uber and Lyft treat drivers as employees would have transportation benefits, too.
The Spectacular Benefits of Tactical UrbanismBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
Better safety. Faster journeys. Higher ridership. A review of 20 temporary, low-cost demonstrations finds huge benefits.
Traffic Study Comes Under Fire for Being Too ‘Pro-Car’By Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
Critics say the latest Urban Mobility Report ignores the new realities of multi-modal transport.
Seattle May Try to Replicate Barcelona’s ‘Superblocks’By Angie Schmitt | | 1 Comment
A City Councilwoman wants to turn a six-block area of Capitol Hill into a low-traffic biking and pedestrian zone.
Online Driving Courses Add to Road FearsBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
New York lawmakers are making it easier for bad drivers to get licenses by allowing student drivers to take a questionable online safety course rather than the previously mandated five-hour, instructor-taught classroom session.
Detroit Metro Area May Finally Get Better TransitBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
The divisive county executive who singlehandedly held back bus funding has died.
Transit Agency Cuts Service To Curb Homeless in MinneapolisBy Angie Schmitt | | 1 Comment
The Minnesota city is limiting overnight service, which could displace hundreds of homeless people.
How Columbus Doubled Downtown Bus CommutingBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
Free transit passed for downtown workers raised their transit-commuting rate from 5 percent to 10 to 14 percent.
Study: Two-Way Bike Lanes Produce More InjuriesBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
A new study looks at what kinds of bikeway designs offer the most safety benefits. Dutch-style sidewalk-level bike lanes win out.
Federal Program Would Help Cities Tear Down HighwaysBy Angie Schmitt | | No Comments
A new pot of money would help undo the sometimes-racist legacy of urban highway construction.