Issue / Pedestrian safety

Highlights from USDOT’s Safer People, Safer Streets

September 30, 2016 The USDOT Mayors’ Challenge for Safer People, Safer Streets challenged city leaders to form local coalitions to...

NHTSA to Manufacturers (Pt. 1): Self-Regulate Autonomous Vehicle Development

September 22, 2016 Until this week, autonomous vehicle development and deployment was the wild west of transportation technology –...

Distracted Driving’s New Challenge: Pokemon Go

August 3, 2016 Last month, like every month, Tennessee’s Highway Safety Office (HSO) joined numerous agencies across the United...

Preparing Our Towns & Cities for a Fleet of Self-Driving Vehicles

A substantial shift in transportation options is emerging, with various technologies advancing to market for connected and highly...

NHTSA Reports Traffic Fatalities Back On the Rise

February 9, 2016 Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released their latest estimates of traffic...

Recent GAO Study Examines Bike/Ped Fatalities

January 21, 2016 In November 2015 the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report exploring pedestrian and cyclist...

Shared-Use Mobility Zones: Fighting Congestion with a Home for Rideshare

Editor’s Note: This is a continuation of our Policy Summit series of articles by the panelists, speakers, and Great Upheaval...

Happy 80th Birthday to the MUTCD – You the Man(ual)!

Tomorrow, November 7, marks the 80th birthday of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways. USDOT is...

The Rules of the Road: Then Versus Now

October 29, 2015 The 20th century brought with it many things, but the most notable (for all us transportation nerds) may have been...

Rewriting the Rules of the Road

Our founder, William P. Eno, first penned the Rules of the Road in the early 1900s. These rules were adopted by New York City in 1909...

1998 TEA21 Bill Signing Ceremony (Video)

Video of the bill signing ceremony for the TEA21 bill on June 9,...

1997 NEXTEA (Administration Bill) Legislative Text Part 2

Text of part 2 of the Clinton Administration's proposed NEXTEA surface transportation reauthorization bill.

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