Vision Zero Cities: Why Everyone Hates Cyclists: Realistic Group Conflict Theory and the Plight of CyclistsBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
There is a word that often has the same effect in comment threads on social media as a bucket of chum in a shark tank: cyclist.
‘Minimobility’ Can Make Streets Safer — But Will SUV-Loving Americans Embrace It?By Kea Wilson | | No Comments
Small, slow-speed passenger vehicles that are safer for pedestrians could be a $100-billion industry by the end of the decade, a new report claims.
How The Traffic Violence Pandemic Is Creating A Silent Mental Health CrisisBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
The global road death pandemic that claims over a million lives every year is also spawning a devastating global mental health crisis that could itself be making traffic violence trends worse.
The Brake: How to Start Grassroots Safe Streets Movement In Your CityBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
People are frequently angry about traffic violence. But what does it take to turn that anger into a full-blown movement, with neighbors fighting alongside one another to make streets safer?
Study: Automatic Emergency Braking Systems Fail At Deadliest Crash SpeedsBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
The automatic emergency braking systems that will soon come standard on nearly all new cars don’t reliably prevent crashes at the higher speeds at which the overwhelming majority of roadway deaths occur.
Advocates Hope D.C.’s Proposed Right-On-Red Ban Will Inspire National ReformBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
The nation’s capital is poised to become the second major city in the United States to repeal a dangerous law that allowed drivers to make right turns at red lights.
Study: Downtown Congestion is Still Down — And It Could Help Explain Roadway DangersBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
Downtown rush hour has still not roared back to pre-pandemic levels even as car travel surges in the suburbs, a new study finds.
School Bus ‘Stop Arm’ Cameras Work — So Why Don’t More States Use Them?By Kea Wilson | | No Comments
Artificial intelligence-equipped cameras can help protect children as they get on and off the bus — but only in cities that allow school districts to install the life-saving technology.
Opinion: The E-Bike Is Not a ‘Monstrosity’; Car Culture IsBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
Last week, Atlantic columnist Ian Bogost provoked the full ire of bike Twitter with the publication of his essay, “The E-Bike is a Monstrosity.”
‘We’re Luring Bicyclists To Their Deaths’: Husband of Diplomat Killed While Cycling Turns Anguish Into AdvocacyBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
The husband of a U.S. diplomat who was killed in a car crash as she biked on a Maryland road is raising money to stop other families from having to endure similar tragedies.
Why Arguments Against ‘Free Transit’ Are Missing the PointBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
Free transit pilots are popping up around the world — and so are heated debates about whether they’ll stymie agencies’ efforts to delivery the high-quality service that U.S. riders need.
The Death of the Muscle Car As We Know It Isn’t Necessarily Good NewsBy Kea Wilson | | No Comments
Two of the most notoriously dangerous muscle cars are being retired — but probably just to make room for heavier, bigger, and more dangerous greenwashed models.