Today’s Headlines

  • More On the Debt Deal And What It Means For the Transportation Bill (T4America)
  • “Flexibility” to Ignore Cycling Not Enough? GOP Sens. Want to Let States Ignore Transit Too (LandLine)
  • Car-Chained Americans Unite! You Have Nothing to Lose But Bad Bread (NYT)
  • Media Coverage of Raquel Nelson Finally Mentions Street Design (NPR)
  • If You Build It, They Will Ride (Safely): NYC Cycling Up 62%, Crashes Down For All Road Users (Road.cc)
  • Red-Light Cameras Reduce Crashes 28% But Drivers Still Hate Them (Houston Chronicle)
  • Banks Demolishing Foreclosed Homes to Avoid Devaluing Neighboring Homes (Grist)
  • Fast-Growing Curbside Bus Industry Takes Riders Off Trains, Not Out of Cars (Transpo Nation)
  • Blame Housing Sprawl — Not Immigrants — For the Devastation Caused By Wildfires (ABC)
  • An Impassioned Plea to Keep E-Bikes Off Bike Trails (Coloradoan)

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Two-Thirds of Americans Don’t Want a 20-Cent Gas Tax Hike (The Hill, Governing, CNN, Politico) Three Ways This Round of TIGER Is Different (Transpo Issues Daily) WaPo Suggests Five Hypotheses to Explain Why More Young People Are Going Car-Free AAA: The Cost of Car Ownership Rises to $9,122 a Year (USA Today) Europe Sells Two […]