French Warn Parents of an Underestimated Roadway Danger: Toxic MasculinityBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
A new French safety campaign is warning parents that they may play a far bigger role in preventing car crashes than they might think.
To Make Cities More Sustainable, Should We All Put On Mascot Costumes?By Kea Wilson | | No Comments
A Maryland activist is poking fun at people who oppose sustainable transportation projects with the help of a human-sized insect costume.
Half of Americans Will Get Vision Zero Plans in New Federal GrantBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
More than half of the U.S. population will live in cities or counties with a Safe Streets action plan in place, thanks to a wave of new funding from Washington.
How Mayors Can Lead The Way to a Sustainable Transportation Future (Hint: Listen to John Bauters)By Kea Wilson | | No Comments
Not enough U.S. mayors make sustainable transportation a priority, and even the ones that do don’t always get much done.
Are You Lonely? It’s Not You, It’s the Way We’ve Built our NationBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
If you’re feeling lonely, you’re not alone. Loneliness is an increasingly common experience, and it can have severe consequences.
Congress’s Messy ‘Fix-It-First’ Fight Heats UpBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
A long-fought effort to get states to spend more of their federal infrastructure dollars on fixing highways rather than building new ones is in peril in the newly GOP-lead House.
The Dangers of Driving Are Way More Normalized Than We ThinkBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
People raised in a car-dominated culture are measurably more likely to accept the societal harms and inequities associated with driving than other public health threats, a new study finds.
Cincinnati Hires Dedicated In-House Crew To Build Pedestrian InfrastructureBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
Cincinnati is creating an in-house team to build safer streets for people who walk and roll, and vaulting over one of the most common roadblocks to saving vulnerable road users lives.
Federal Funding Bill Contains $45M for New Active Transportation ProgramBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
The massive new federal funding bill making its way through Washington includes $45 million in much-needed funds for active transportation projects — but it's still a tiny fraction of what American communities actually need.
What It Takes to Put a Seat At Every Bus Stop in TownBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
In just seven months, a small-town mayor and his staff installed a quick-build bench called a "simmeseat" at every bus stop in town that didn't already have one.
Big Auto’s Fuel Economy Plateau is Especially Bad News for PedestriansBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
Average fuel economy on new U.S. vehicles hit a troubling plateau last year — and the reason why is particularly bad news for vulnerable road users, in addition to the planet at large.
Beyond Ciclovia: Five Lessons on Sustainable Transportation from ColombiaBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
A couple months ago, I took a long-awaited vacation to Colombia, a country that’s been on my sustainable transportation nerd bucket list for years.