Amid the blizzard of legislation in the early days of the Biden administration, it’s easy to overlook a small but important bill, H.R. 2514, the Mobility Options, Resiliency, and Efficiency (MORE) through TDM Act.
Author: Ethan Goffman
With many forms of exercises restricted, bicycling surged across the DMV during the pandemic.
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A bit over 100 years ago, the streets were for everyone: for walking, streetcars, and horse-drawn carriages, even for children playing. Jaywalking was not a crime, or even a concept that the average person on the street would comprehend.
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Bicycling has been surging in the pandemic and children are huge beneficiaries. Biking is not only fun, but it also empowers children and youth, making them masters of their own mobility while boosting their health. But the rules of the road are difficult for children to master, involving complex decisions, especially at intersections, that only seem easy to adults because we have spent years absorbing them. Indeed, from 1961 to 2009 the number of children biking and walking to school plummeted, from 42 percent to 16 percent. In an environment filled with menacing cars, how does one teach children to become safe, confident cyclists?
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