352 Blog Posts From the NMA Tag


ATE Racket Report for June 24, 2019

ATE Racket Report for June 24, 2019

The ATE Racket Report is a weekly feature of the NMA blog. We want to bring the issues of automated traffic enforcement to our supporters in a more coherent up-to-date fashion.   Compiled by NMA Foundation Director James C. Walker and NMA Communications Director Shelia Dunn.  ATE Personal Story from Michael who hails from Florida: […]

Profound Privacy Risks without our Consent: NMA E-Newsletter #545

Profound Privacy Risks without our Consent: NMA E-Newsletter #545

GeekWire posted last month that Portland, Oregon quietly launched a controversial mobile location data project with partner Sidewalk Labs (a subsidiary of Alphabet–which is the parent company of Google). In this year-long pilot program, the city has authorized that people, who have smartphones, will be tracked without their consent or knowledge. Portland is using software […]

All Traffic is Local: A Look at Force-Fed Road Diets

All Traffic is Local: A Look at Force-Fed Road Diets

This post originally appeared as the cover story for the NMA Driving Freedoms Magazine Spring 2019. Driving can sometimes be a daily grind. But when cities reconfigure the streets you take every day—presumably, to make them safer—that daily grind often seems much worse. The war on cars, for many drivers, is no longer an abstract […]

ATE Racket Report for June 17, 2019

ATE Racket Report for June 17, 2019

The ATE Racket Report is a weekly feature of the NMA blog. We want to bring the issues of automated traffic enforcement to our supporters in a more coherent up-to-date fashion.   Compiled by NMA Foundation Director James C. Walker and NMA Communications Director Shelia Dunn.  Headlines are from June 8-14, 2019 Texas Lawmaker Introduces […]

10 Reasons to Fight against Road Diets in your Community

10 Reasons to Fight against Road Diets in your Community

This list first appeared as a sidebar in the NMA’s Driving Freedoms Magazine Spring 2019 article All Traffic is Local. You just learned that your city intends to install a road diet on an arterial route you take every day. You are not alone—this now happens regularly all over the country. Here are 10 excellent […]