Grist, the nation’s leading environmental blog, and a who’s-who of heavy hitters in the environmental community are sponsoring a debate for the Democratic presidential candidates in the Wadsworth Theatre on Saturday, November 17th. It will be interesting to see if any of the top tier presidential candidates tackle the need to reduce automobile dependency. I’ll […]
This is the third installment of Streetsblog Capitol Hill’s series on key governor’s races. Earlier we brought you stories about a candidate who likes bikes but isn’t sure about transit in Tennessee, and the choice between light rail and bus rapid transit in Maryland. Here we turn our attention to Colorado. Colorado is a classic […]
John McCain may not be big on public transportation, but as mayor of a small town in Alaska, his running mate Sarah Palin secured millions in federal earmarks for rail and bus projects. The Washington Post reports that during Palin’s two terms as mayor of Wasilla, when it had a population of 6,700, the town […]
When Hillary Clinton won the popular vote, you know how she won? She won it with the cities. Big cities, big city mayors, big city residents, big city voters - we're the frontlines of the resistance to Donald J. Trump.
If there was any question as to where a John McCain-Sarah Palin White House would stand on transportation, the prospective VP’s speech to the Republican National Convention left little room for doubt. Here’s Palin from last night, via Grist: "Our opponents say, again and again, that drilling will not solve all of America’s energy problems […]
The First Park I Actually Made It To on the Corner of Heliotrope and Melrose I hope everyone had as great a Parking Day. Here at Streetsblog we spent the day documenting as many of the parks as we could. You can see the efforts from New York, here, here, here, here, and here. In […]