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Today’s Headlines

Posted By Kathryn Reid Moore On December 13, 2011 @ 8:51 am In Streetsblog,Today's Headlines | No Comments

  • As Pedestrian Deaths Skyrocket, Senate Considers Road Safety Amendment (Bike League [1])
  • Senators, Citing Parking Benefit, Call for Extending Mass-Transit Benefit (Hill [2]National Journal [3])
  • Crosswalk Carnage: Why Do Police Ignore Drivers Who Won’t Yield? (Crosscut [4])
  • The New Republic [5] Sees More Multi-Modality in America’s Future
  • Graph: If You Build It, They Will Come (By Bicycle) (TreeHugger [6])
  • Battle Over Plan Maryland Rages Into the State Senate (Baltimore Sun [7])
  • Georgia Gets $4M Grant for HSR into North Carolina (WCNC [8])
  • Texting Driver’s Distraction Kills Two, Injures 38 Others (KSDK [9])
  • Chicago, Advil Promote Cycling to Fight Traffic Congestion (Cyclelicious [10])
  • What Would DC Look Like Without Transit? Not Good. (Atlantic Cities [11])

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[1] Bike League: http://blog.bikeleague.org/blog/2011/12/pedestrian-injuries-spike-senate-committee-considers-an-amendment-for-the-safety-of-all-road-users/

[2] Hill: http://thehill.com/blogs/transportation-report/labor-employment/198763-senators-make-case-for-mass-transit-tax-credit

[3] National Journal: http://transportation.nationaljournal.com/

[4] Crosscut: http://crosscut.com/2011/12/13/transportation/21672/Crosswalk-carnage:-Why-do-cops-still-ignore-drivers-who-won-t-yield-/

[5] The New Republic: http://www.tnr.com/blog/the-avenue/98415/driving-drops-again-what%E2%80%99s-the-big-picture

[6] TreeHugger: http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/graph-day-proof-bike-lanes-attract-bike-riders.html

[7] Baltimore Sun: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/bs-md-plan-maryland-20111212,0,3089482.story

[8] WCNC: http://www.wcnc.com/news/regional/Ga-gets-4M-grant-for-high-speed-rail-to-NC-135497048.html

[9] KSDK: http://www.ksdk.com/news/article/290817/3/Driver-was-texting-in-Missouri-traffic-pileup

[10] Cyclelicious: http://www.cyclelicio.us/2011/winter-cycling-promotion-to-fight-traffic-congestion/

[11] Atlantic Cities: http://www.theatlanticcities.com/commute/2011/12/imagining-city-without-its-public-transportation/690/

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