Greener Streets, Safer Streets: Less Flooding Through Better Transportation Infrastructure

In the aftermath of a catastrophic flooding event a few weeks ago, Detroiters cleaned out their basements of water-damaged and

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In This Most Righteous Struggle: The St. Louis General Strike of 1877

Today, St. Louis commemorates 144 years since a violent labor struggle that saw widespread destruction and violence in the city and nearby areas, as part of the 1877 General Strike.

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MSP: Seat Belt Use Drops To Lowest in 17 Years

The Michigan State Police released data from a study today that showed that fatalities are on the rise, while seatbelt usage is on the decline. We look at how this plays out across a few jurisdictions.

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The Three-Martini Greyhound: The Future of Corporate Travel?

In June, my partner took a three-day business trip– her first since before the pandemic hit- to Chicago. I threw

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Throw out your flood-damaged possessions. And your climate models.

Throw the climate modeling out the window with your flood-damaged worldly possessions. It’s time to figure out how to adapt.

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Best Nerds Podcast No. 2: Innovation and Equity in Transportation

Our second podcast is finally out. I take responsibility for the delay. There were some technical issues I ran into,

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The Future Is Electric. Mostly. But It’s Complicated.

Decarbonization is the buzzword du jour in the sustainability movement. Will it make everything more expensive? Maybe– but there are a few caveats to that.

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The Morouns Tore Down A Warehouse For More Truck Parking. Really. [EDITED]

Walking from home to Corktown last night in search of food and drink with some out-of-town visitors who were eager

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“I Thought It Would Be Worse,” said a Detroit cop of a protest last year. “I Wanted More.”

CONTENT WARNING: The 22-minute video and the clips I’ve taken from it below include some disturbing and extremely graphic imagery,

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