Transportation

We’re on a road to nowhere

By | Matt Casale
Director, 21st Century Transportation Campaign

What’s worse than building a new highway to an airport? Building a new highway to an airport that doesn’t exist.

News Release | U.S. PIRG | Transportation

Statement: Vision Zero Act would mean safer roadways to combat increased pedestrian and cyclist deaths

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released new data last week showing that pedestrian and cyclist deaths on American roads are at their highest levels since 1990. In response, the co-chairs of the bipartisan federal Bike Caucus, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.), Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-Fla.) and Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), introduced the Vision Zero Act.

The cyclist’s dilemma: How safety, climate and air pollution collide on America’s roadways

By | Matt Casale
Director, 21st Century Transportation Campaign

Walkers and bikers are getting killed at alarming rates -- at a time when we need this type of transportation more than ever. 

Successful electric bus pioneers overcome challenges of early adoption

By | Matt Casale
Director, 21st Century Transportation Campaign

Cities across the country are rolling out electric buses. What can we learn from their early experiences?

News Release | U.S. PIRG | Transportation

Cities across the country are leading the way on electric buses

Cities across the country making the switch to electric buses are reaping benefits on dual fronts -- reducing emissions as well as operating expenses. A new report from U.S. PIRG Education Fund, Environment America Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group highlights the experience of six early adopters, illuminating the successes, challenges and lessons learned

Report | U.S. PIRG Education Fund | Transportation

Electric Buses in America

New report profiles six case studies of early electric bus adopters across the nation. By understanding common pitfalls and best practices, cities, agencies and school districts can ensure a smoother roll-out of electric buses, helping reduce climate pollution and protect public health.

Amazon’s big move on electric vehicles

By | Matt Casale
Director, 21st Century Transportation Campaign

Last week, Amazon, the online retail and delivery giant, announced plans to purchase 100,000 electric delivery vans to go into service between 2021 and 2024.

Sometimes, you do something so well that they rename your award just to get the point across.

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