Today’s Headlines

  • Sen. Kirk Wants Privately Built Public Transportation Infrastructure (Chicago Trib)
  • Why Fewer Women On Bikes? It’s the Economy, Stupid (Grist)
  • NHTSA Administrator Determined to Curb Distracted Driving in the US (BeCarChic)
  • Texas Governor Vetos Ban on Driving While Texting (Dallas News)
  • Senator Schumer: Let’s Create a Report Card for Intercity Buses (TranspoNation]
  • Bipartisan Group of City Mayors: We Want High Speed Rail (Fast Lane, USMayors)
  • ASLA Video Promotes Innovative Use of Abandoned Transit Infrastructure (NRDC Blog)
  • Airlines Embrace Portland’s Pedal Palooza With ‘Bikes Fly Free’ (Bike Portland)
  • Texas Adopts Higher, Uniform Speeds for Cars and Trucks (Landline)

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California Leads in Regulating Self-Driving Cars (AP) For U.S. Mayors, Infrastructure Goals (Including Bike Lanes) Top Wishlist (Next City, Green Lane Project) Longer Build But Lower Costs Possible for California High-Speed Rail (LA Times) Urbanization Slow to Take Off in El Paso (Atlantic) Winter Cycling Congress to Converge in Minneapolis (StarTrib) Foxx Addresses Hyperloop Competitors Today (The […]

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Boston City Council Votes to Lower Speed Limit to 20 MPH on Most Streets (Universal Hub) Google, Uber, and Ford Launch Self-Driving Car Lobby (Tech Wire) D Magazine: Does Texas’s Newly Free-Flowing SH 161 Disprove “Induced Demand?” Driver Critically Injures 6-Year-Old Akron Boy on Bike; Victim “Won’t Be Cited” (Plain Dealer) Seattleites Disappointed With New Five-Year Bike Plan […]

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Trump Names Two New York Developers to Monitor Infrastructure Spending (WSJ) North Dakota Bill Would Make It Legal to Run Over Protestors (Daily Kos) Tesla Allows Self-Driving Cars to Break the Speed Limit (Guardian) Google Maps May Soon Show Ease/Difficulty of Parking at Destinations (Ars Technica) Florida DOT Blames Nation-Leading Pedestrian Death Toll on the State’s Pedestrians (CityLab) Obama […]

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LaHood, DOT Keep Focus on Distracted Driving With Summit (WaPo) Meanwhile, New Proposal Would Ban Certain Truck Drivers from Texting (AP) Freight Trains: A Thorn in Obama’s High-Speed Rail Plan (WSJ) Bike-Sharing Hits the Big Time in DC with CaBi (WaPo, NYT, GGW) Christie Eyes Raiding Hudson River Rail Tunnel Funds for Other Projects (NJ.com) […]

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Members of Congress React to Obama’s Deficit Reduction Speech (WaPo) Community Preference Survey: McMansions Are On Their Last Legs, Driving is a Pain (The Atlantic) Despite Being in The Most Dangerous State For Cyclists, Miami Embraces the Bicycle (Herald) Missouri Republicans Try to Overrule Governor on High-Speed Rail (Riverfront Times) New Mexico Governor Vetoes Vulnerable […]