Today’s Headlines

  • Three Great Pieces of Legislation Next Week’s Bike Summit Will Push to Pass (Bike League)
  • DC Silver Line Opening Delayed a Third Time; Long-Delayed Streetcar Could Open First (City Paper)
  • Connected Car Technology Could Set the Stage for VMT Fee (The Hill)
  • Here’s How You Win an Argument Over Bike Lanes (Bike Portland)
  • Poor Transit Could Cancel Out Obamacare’s Gains in Children’s Health Coverage (Modern Healthcare)
  • Five Takeaways From This Week’s World Urban Forum (Next City)
  • Illiana Tollway a Hard Sell to Residents Concerned About Local Street Disruptions (Chicago Tribune)
  • Public Transportation Helps Integrate Racially Separated Capetown (Good)
  • 2013 Was a Tough Year for the Bike Industry (Bicycle Retailer)

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Today’s Headlines

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Dallas-Houston Rail Tough Sell for Rural Communities (Texas Trib) With Streetcar Off the Table, What’s Next for Arlington’s Columbia Pike? (WaPo, GGW) Post-Fallout, Uber Brings in Top Privacy Lawyers (The Hill) Boston Globe Gives New Governor Advice on Transportation How Can Twin Cities Do Better With TOD? (TC Daily Planet) Debut of DC’s New Metro Cars Could Be Delayed […]

How Shared Vehicles Are Changing the Way We Get Around

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Cities around the country are cracking down on ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft, conducting sting operations and sending cease and desist letters, but that doesn’t seem to be slowing down the meteoric rise of shared transportation. The Shared-Use Mobility Center launched yesterday at a policy summit for shared-use transportation in Washington, DC. Here are […]

Today’s Headlines

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Paul Krugman: Sprawl Is What Did Detroit In (NYT) Brookings Lays Out the Path Forward for the Motor City Don’t Cry For Me, Detroit: These Five Cities Could Find Themselves in the Same Boat (Next City) … And a Lot of Cities Could Benefit From a Little Chapter 9 Magic Anyway (Slate) Oil Exploration Booms Anew […]

2008: Year of the Bicycle?

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Ahead of this week’s National Bike Summit in Washington, DC, syndicated columnist Neal Peirce wonders if 2008 will be "bicycling’s best year since the start of the auto age." He writes about developments promoting the bicycle as a legitimate form of transportation around the world, many of which have been featured right here on Streetsblog: […]