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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Bloomberg Plan Expected to Call for Congestion Pricing (NYT, Post, Daily News) Spitzer Proposes Ambitious Energy Initiative (NYT) New Amtrak Service Could Boost ‘Sixth Borough’ (NY Sun) Demolition Delayed: Facing Lawsuits, Ratner Will Wait for Ruling (Brooklyn Paper) Closing Fifth Avenue for Atlantic Yards: Why So Soon? (Queens Ledger) Neighbor vs. Neighbor on 9th St. […]

Cyclonomics

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Since the impact of bike lanes on businesses has emerged as a peripheral issue in the New York City mayoral race, a post today from the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia seems especially timely. Photo: TITIG/Flickr The coalition points to a June League of American Bicyclists (LAB) report that heralds cycling as a $133 billion […]