The Brake: Henry Grabar on How Parking Explains the WorldBy Streetsblog Editors | | No Comments
Today, we sit down (in person!) with Slate's Henry Grabar to talk about his new book on parking — which we believe will be a powerful tool for activists and politicians who want to make the world a better place.
Will Caltrans Safety Cone Mascot Save Lives?By Streetsblog Editors | | No Comments
Safety Sam the Cone(head?) reminds drivers not to be jerks and run people over
Mayor John Bauters Gets TransportationBy Streetsblog Editors | | No Comments
On today's episode of The Brake, though, we spoke with Mayor John Bauters of Emeryville, Calif., who's making massive progress to make streets safer, greener and more equitable in his small town — and sharing lessons in leadership that can scale to even the biggest cities.
Happy New Year: Here are 8 Resolutions for Sustainable Transportation AdvocatesBy Streetsblog Editors | | No Comments
As we open on 2023, here are ten ideas for sustainable-transportation-centered resolutions that we think can make a meaningful difference in U.S. communities — and some are inspired by you.
The Streetsie Awards 2022: Meet Your Transportation SuperheroesBy Streetsblog Editors | | No Comments
Without further ado, let's end the 2022 Streetsies by celebrating just a few of the transportation heroes who made us proud this year — and inspired us to be even better advocates in 2023.
The Streetsie Awards 2022: The Biggest Citizen-Led VictoriesBy Streetsblog Editors | | No Comments
A lot of the most exciting developments on U.S. streets in 2022 didn't originate in the halls of government. Today, we're looking at projects from everyday people that made a big difference — and might inspire a few New Year's resolutions in 2023.
The Streetsie Awards: Vote for Your Favorite Streetfilm of the Year!By Streetsblog Editors | | No Comments
It's time to watch all the nominees and vote at the bottom for your favorite Streetfilms production.
The Streetsie Awards 2022: The Biggest BummersBy Streetsblog Editors | | No Comments
A lot of great things happened in the movement to end car dependency in 2022, but we'd be lying if we said it was all sunshine and roses. For a little year-end catharsis, let's take a look back at the biggest bummers of the year.
The 2022 Streetsie Awards: Policies Worth ApplaudingBy Streetsblog Editors | | No Comments
After a three-year hiatus we're bringing back our year-end Streetsie Awards — and we're starting with some good news.
Podcast: Who Gets Hurt When Cities Ban E-Scooters?By Streetsblog Editors | | No Comments
On today's special edition of The Brake, we're re-broadcasting an episode of Charles T. Brown's "Arrested Mobility" podcast that centered around what happened when St. Louis forced e-scooters out of its downtown — featuring our own Kea Wilson!
STREETFILMS: Riding Around with Charlie Todd of Improv EverywhereBy Streetsblog Editors | | No Comments
Check out Eighth Avenue ... with a comedian! Charlie Todd from the city-based troupe Improv Everywhere rode around to show off the Department of Transportation's transformational redesign of Eighth and Ninth avenues.
What the Last Decade Has Done for the Walkability MovementBy Streetsblog Editors | | No Comments
In 2012, Jeff Speck’s Walkable City sparked a conversation about why pedestrianized places matter and became one of the best-selling books about the built environment in recent memory. Ten years later, though, so much about the world has changed — even as human-centered communities have become more important than ever.