Politics

How to counter the victim-blaming impulse after a traffic crash

When a driver strikes someone walking or biking, the tendency to blame the victim runs deep. Ask Raquel Nelson, who lost her young son...

Official GOP transportation platform is dangerous for cities

In the past few years, Congressional Republicans tried and failed to turn the federal transportation program into a highways-only affair. Still, the GOP isn’t giving...

Report lists a short-and-sweet transportation to-do list for the next president

How can the next president improve American transportation policy? Without wading into the spectacle that is the election, Beth Osborne, a former top official at the United...

Support from mayors puts TIGER in line for slight funding boost

There’s good news out of the Senate committee responsible for doling out transportation funds. Last week, the Senate Appropriations Committee okayed a small increase in TIGER...

Meet your Metro Council candidates: Unchallenged Incumbents

This year, Broken Sidewalk asked each Metro Council candidate to respond to a survey of questions related to the topics we cover here on...

Meet your Metro Council candidates: District 14

This year, Broken Sidewalk asked each Metro Council candidate to respond to a survey of questions related to the topics we cover here on...

Meet your Metro Council candidates: District 16

This year, Broken Sidewalk asked each Metro Council candidate to respond to a survey of questions related to the topics we cover here on...

Meet your Metro Council candidates: District 6

This year, Broken Sidewalk asked each Metro Council candidate to respond to a survey of questions related to the topics we cover here on...

Meet your Metro Council candidates: District 2

This year, Broken Sidewalk asked each Metro Council candidate to respond to a survey of questions related to the topics we cover here on...