AutoNation, which bills itself as “America’s Largest Auto Retailer,” is selling recalled used vehicles that contain dangerous safety defects. In a survey of over 2,400 used vehicles for sale at 28 AutoNation locations, 1 in 9 were found to have unrepaired safety recalls. Those vehicles are potentially hazardous to the people who buy them, their passengers and everyone else on the road.
As I recently waited in a crumbling subway station for an overcrowded train, I couldn’t help but consider finding another way to work - like an Uber. And I wondered: How many other people skip transit because of poor conditions? And what are the costs of those skipped rides?
What are the pitfalls and opportunities for electrifying transit bus fleets? Reuterstakes a look, in its coverage of our new electric buses report.
Voxdescribes the laws that let dealerships sell potentially dangerous used cars, following our finding that 1 in 9 surveyed used vehicles sold at Autonation contain unrepaired safety recalls.
Senior policy analyst Tony Dutzik helped The New York Timesanswer a question: What would happen if everybody in the United States cut back on driving?
Analyst R.J. Cross spoke with news outlets about new financial transparency efforts from states like Oklahoma, Maryland and Idaho.
In its coverage of Safe for Swimming?, our new report on beach water quality, the Boston Globe describes infrastructure improvements that Massachusetts can make to reduce sewer and stormwater pollution, and to keep beaches safe.
Following the release of Debit Cards on Campus, Wells Fargo announced that it would eliminate some fees on its campus debit cards.