NTSB: Breathalyzers in All Cars?

A recent release from the National Transportation Safety Board is suggesting that the federal government is considering developing new requirements

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Ann Arbor Axes Parking Minimums. In Michigan, That’s Huge.

The city of Ann Arbor officially abolished parking minimums yesterday with the passage of an amendment to the city’s development

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Washington, DC’s Big Car Tax Is A Novel, Necessary Approach To Traffic Fatalities.

Pedestrian and cyclist safety has a new potential ally in the form of an annual registration tax for huge, heavy cars.

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Idle Thoughts And Prayers: Why I’m Not Attending The CHARGE Energy Branding Conference in Texas

Nat has, for better or worse, cancelled his trip to an energy conference in the Lone Star State.

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“Bike Lanes Are Against My Morals,” Says Ohio Woman

The economics of parking are simple. Convincing community members, though? Sometimes not so much.

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The Real Cost Of A COVID Test? It Depends.

In a city whose government has aggressively and continually underfunded public transit, human services, and infrastructure, it can sometimes prove

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“It Is What It Is”: With Omicron Rampant, Will Trump Country Notice?

The novel coronavirus hit cities hard at the beginning of the pandemic. But in 2021, it is disproportionately killing rural Americans– closely along party lines. Will the rapid spread of the novel omicron variant make this trend even worse?

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Book Review: Rise of the Warrior Cop, by Radley Balko

A new book looks at the militarization of police forces in the United States, how it costs taxpayers a staggering amount of money, threatens American democracy, and, above all else, doesn’t actually do much to reduce crime.

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Those People: NIMBYism in America’s 17th-Wealthiest County

If you, like me, are a part-time transplant resident of the District of Columbia– and are a policy nerd, no

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“We’ve Got A Delegation, Bro”: Exemptions to DC Law, If You’ve Got The Money

Car culture sucks. Even in the nation’s capital, where the city doesn’t seem able to prevent cars from parking all over sidewalks, at bus stops, and its drivers from telling you that they’re allowed to, because.

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