Issue / Traffic Safety

State and Local Traffic Enforcement Reforms Gain Traction

In the wake of the national reckoning with racial injustice and policing, states and cities began re-evaluating their approach to...

Senate Commerce Looks at AV Development, but Pulls Bill from Schedule

This week, a Senate committee hearing looked at autonomous vehicle (AV) safety regulation, but the committee then postponed debate on...

Webinar: Form and Function: The Role and Future of Complete Streets Post-COVID

"Complete streets" is a design approach intended to accommodate a variety of modes of transportation and has been shown to reduce motor...

First Highway & Transit Subcommittee Hearing of 2021 Tackles Racial Disparities in Traffic Enforcement

On Wednesday February 24, the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit held its first hearing of 2021 on Examining Equity in...

Authorization Table for STRR Act As Introduced in the House

Table of funding authorizations for the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015 as released by the chairman of...

Guest Op-Ed: It’s Time to Do Away with the E’s and Embrace the Public Health Approach in Transportation Safety

Much of the focus on the intersection of public health and transportation is on the health outcomes related to our current...

$1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Moving to House Vote Next Week

A $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill, which incorporates a $494 billion, five-year surface transportation reauthorization (backed by a...

Op-Ed: Transportation and the Police Part 2: The Enforcement Problem in Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

This article is the second piece in a Transportation and the Police op-ed series by Eno's Romic Aevaz. You can read the first article...

Op-Ed: Transportation and the Police: Reconsidering Traffic Enforcement

This article is the first piece in a Transportation and the Police op-ed series by Eno's Romic Aevaz. You can read the second op-ed...

House Tees Up Revamp of an Automated Vehicle Bill

On Tuesday, February 11, the House Committee on Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection & Commerce held a hearing...

Guest Op-Ed: Less Spectrum Means Less Safety

We rarely hear about the 37,000 people who die every year on our roads. The statistics are staggering, which is a big part of the...

Senate Committee Looks at Federal Roles in AV Safety

On Wednesday, November 20, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held a hearing on the safety of highly automated...

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