Today’s Headlines

  • Anthony Foxx Presses Congress to Spend $98 Billion on Transportation This Year (The Hill)
  • Albuquerque Meeting Over Bus Rapid Transit “Erupts in Chaos” (ABQ Journal)
  • Houston Press: Houston’s New Bike Lane Plan “in the Hands of Drivers”
  • Al Jazeera America: Tourism Bias in Transit Projects in New Orleans Post-Katrina
  • Ann Arbor Moving Ahead on Light Rail (Mlive.com)
  • Syracuse Examining Light Rail or Bus Rapid Transit (WAER)
  • Dangerous Las Vegas Street to Get Makeover for Pedestrian Safety (Review Journal)
  • Study: Nine in 10 Drivers Admit to Risky Behavior Behind the Wheel (WTOP)
  • Which Professions Have the Longest Commutes? (Priceonomics)

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Austin Considering Legislation Banning Lingering on the Sidewalk Next to Busy Roads (KXAN) Video Shows New Kansas City Streetcar Being Stopped by Illegally Parked Cars (KC Star) Driver Who Mowed Down Five Cyclists, Killing Two, “Not Guilty” (Bike Cleveland) Visionary Behind the Beltline Tapped to Run “Atlanta City Design Project” (Saporta Report) Iowa Bill Would Require Drivers to Change Lanes […]

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