Today’s Headlines

  • Incoming Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy Nixes Gas Tax Plan As “a Democrat Idea” (Transport Topics)
  • Obama Opposes Gas Tax Plan Too (The Hill)
  • The LA Times Supports It, For What It’s Worth
  • LA Mayor Nominates “Bike Hippie” Seleta Reynolds to Run City DOT (Streetsblog LA, Cyclelicious)
  • NYC Mayor De Blasio Signs Vision Zero Bills, Says 25 MPH Limit Will Start This Fall (Streetsblog NYC)
  • Supreme Court Will Decide Whether Amtrak Has Too Much Regulatory Authority (Fed Regs Advisor)
  • DC Metro’s Silver Line Will Open July 26 (WaPo)
  • Philadelphia Addresses High Ped Fatality Rate With New Safety Focus (Inquirer)
  • Short Short Stories Detailing Taxicab Frustrations Illustrate Reason for Ride-Sharing (WaPo)
  • Mr. Money Moustache Carries Large Equipment on Bike Trailer to Avoid Being a Car Clown