Mom could be arrested for letting her kid bike to school

There are a few factors that make it tricky for kids to bike or walk alone: Bad drivers who face insufficient consequences, lack of sidewalks and protected bike lanes, too few crosswalks. We COULD improve biking and walking infrastructure, and …


Danish-style driving at Legoland California

Pedestrians! Transit! Street vendors! Are we in suburban America anymore?


Transportation and social justice: The sentence is in on the Raquel Nelson case

Could the case of a mother convicted of vehicular homicide for crossing the street with her son be a turning point for the rights of pedestrians and transit users?


Mother convicted in son’s street-crossing death speaks out on Today show [VIDEO]

Raquel Nelson, who faces three years in prison after her son was killed by a hit-and-run driver when they crossed the street, gives an interview to Ann Curry on the Today show.


When design kills: The criminalization of walking

A child is struck by a driver and killed when crossing the street on foot with his mother -- and she is the one who is charged with vehicular homicide. Why is normal, instinctive pedestrian activity criminalized?


Toronto women's shelter starts bike-sharing program

When you're broke and scared and used to not being in charge of your own life, regaining autonomy is a step-by-step process. Getting on a bike can help with all that.


Why Broke-Ass is a patriot

Broke-Ass goes off on bicycle lanes, Northern Europe, and the smugness of the eco-movement in general, before telling a few stories about what makes this country great.


What does the reverse Great Migration mean for urbanism?

African-Americans are leaving Northern cities and heading back to the South. What kind of life will they lead there?


Bicycling's gender gap: It's the economy, stupid

Why don't more women in the U.S. ride bikes? Hint: it's not just about fear and fashion.