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Daniel C. Vock

Senior Reporter, Route Fifty

Daniel C. Vock
Dan Vock is a senior reporter at Route Fifty, where he focuses on transportation and infrastructure. He has covered state and local government for two decades, first as an Illinois statehouse reporter and later as a national reporter based in Washington, D.C. Dan has written stories about every state in the country, and has reported on the ground from half of them (so far). He won a Jesse H. Neal award for best profile and earned a fellowship from the Columbia Journalism School’s Ira A. Lipman Center for Journalism and Civil and Human Rights.

Policy

Traffic crashes finally show signs of slowing down – but not in Florida

Overall, fatalities on U.S. roadways fell in early 2022 for the first time in almost two years.

Policy

Florida among states shifting road safety dollars away from safety programs

Some in Congress are asking why states are redirecting the federal money at a time when crashes and highway deaths are on the rise.

Policy

Florida wasn't the only state that passed LGBTQ-related laws this year

There’s been a wave of legislation that affects the LGBTQ community, including some directed at transgender youth.