Today’s Headlines

  • Dutch Experiment With Gas Tax, VMT and Congestion Charging All-In-One (Think Progress)
  • Talks About Investing in Infrastructure Stimulus Resurface in Washington (Union Tribune)
  • NFL Coach to Rick Scott: Florida Should Have Gone Ahead and Built High Speed Rail (The Hill)
  • GOP Congressmen Tell Wisconsin Constituents They’ll Fight for Transit Operating Funds (Post Crescent)
  • Portland Metro Puts Off Decision on Sprawl-Generating Columbia River Crossing Megaproject (Columbian)
  • California Considers Giving Its Cities Power to Reduce Local Speed Limits (Landline)
  • Bicycle Colorado Takes Black Hawk’s Bicycling Ban to State Supreme Court (Cyclelicious)
  • Colorado Congressman Would Dismantle USDOT, Transfer Responsibilities to States (HuffPo)

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Trump Thinks He Can Get States to Start Building $1 Trillion in Infrastructure in 90 Days (WSJ) Trump Weighing $6 Billion Cut to HUD, Axing Community Development Block Grants (WaPo) Infrastructure Genius Elon Musk Has Trump’s Ear (Market Watch) Civil Rights Groups, Environmentalists Suing to Stop the Expansion of I-94 in Milwaukee (Planetizen) Boston’s MBTA May Privatize […]

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Three National Bike Orgs Opt Against Merger (Bikes Belong) LaHood to Announce $470M for State Road, Bridge Repairs (WaPo) Oahu Rail Could Affect Senate Race (AP) Turning Dallas’s 55+ DART Stations Into Cultural Plazas (GOOD) L.A. Times: Acela Defies Bullet Train Skeptics Colorado Investigates High-Speed Transit Tech (AP) Next American City: Philly Can’t Ignore Its […]

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Oberstar: Midwest is ahead of California in high-speed rail planning (MinnPost) D.C. Metro chief rejects proposal to phase out rail cars that are subject to tax-shelter leases; instead, the cars will be sandwiched between newer models (WJLA) Biden heads to Colorado today to tout a new bike path that the state DOT is building with […]

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Meet Seven People Shaping Trump’s Infrastructure Plan (The Hill) Citing Trump Budget and Cost of Studies, Lansing Transit Authority to Cancel BRT Plan (State Journal) Last Week’s Brutality Just Scratches the Surface of Sacramento’s Jaywalking Enforcement Problems (Sac Bee) Downtown LA Developer Plans Parking Garage That Can Easily Be Converted Into Something Useful (LAT) TechCrunch Looks at the Promise and Pitfalls […]

Washington, Colorado, and Oregon Win Top Bike-Friendly State Honors

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Congratulations are due to Washington, Colorado, Oregon and Minnesota; those four states took home top rankings this year in the League of American Bicyclists’ annual Bicycle Friendly States appraisal. The winners were announced this morning. Washington has held the top position for six years running. But there were a few shake-ups further down the list. […]

Aspen, Colorado, to Vote on “Idaho Stop”

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Almost exactly 30 years ago, the state of Idaho enacted a traffic rule that would come to be known nationally as the “Idaho Stop,” allowing cyclists to treat stop signs like yield signs. In three decades as the law of the land, the Idaho Stop has a fine safety record. While the same rule has […]