Kathi Valeii

Kathi Valeii

Kathi Valeii is a journalist and essayist living in the Great Lakes State.

A woman, forced into the street by blocked sidewalks, pushes a stroller down a street in Boston.

Why Cities, Not Individuals, Should Clear Snow From Sidewalks

Most U.S. cities leave the responsibility of sidewalk snow removal to homeowners, landlords, and businesses. The result: endangered pedestrians.

A driver's ed car goes through a course in a parking lot.

Is Driver's Ed Only for Rich Kids Now?

As states have stopped funding driver's education, participation has declined—and it's lower-income teens and teens of color who are missing out.