Today’s Headlines

  • Millennials Now “Buying Cars in Big Numbers” (AP)
  • Second Try: City-Only MARTA Expansion Bill Introduced in Georgia Statehouse (Business Journal)
  • U.S. DOT Considers Sleep-Testing Commercial Drivers (HME News)
  • Cincinnati Reviewing Its Protected Bike Lane Due to “Safety Concerns” (Fox19)
  • Charlotte Could Get a Protected Bike Lane (Fox46)
  • Sonoma Region Expected to Renew Anti-Sprawl Rules (Sonoma West)
  • Study: Natural Gas Cars Emit as Much as Gas Powered Cars (Inderscience via Politico)
  • Brookings: How Lyft and Uber Can Improve Transit Agencies’ Budgets
  • David Henri

    Very poorly written article. The video mentions that the problems appears to be where two lanes of traffic suddenly turn into one with a parking lane, and the traffic is not aware nor warned enough ahead of time. It didn’t sound as if the bike lane were to blame at all. But the problem area wasn’t even recorded or discussed.


Today’s Headlines

Who Are This Year’s “Champions of Change” in Transportation? (NRDC Switchboard, Fast Lane) Details on Charlotte, NC Streetcar in Flux As Foxx Heads to D.C. (Charlotte Biz Journal) Why One California Bus System is Considering Lower Fares (GOOD) Bike League Infographic: How Do You Rate “Bike-Friendliness”? D.C.’s Circulator Buses Will See Expansion, But With Increased Fares […]

Today’s Headlines

In California, Plummeting Gas Tax Revenue Hurts Transit Projects (LA Times) Plans Speeding Up for Houston-Dallas High-Speed Rail (Houston Chron) How Will We Wade Through the Politics of Driverless Cars? (Boston Globe) What’s Behind Maryland Gov. Hogan’s Pursuit of Maglev Rail? (WaPo) BRT Could Be the Best Solution for Charleston’s Gridlock (Post and Courier) New NACTO Guide Sees Protected Bike […]

Downtown Houston Will Get Its First Protected Bike Lane

Houston’s protected bike lane should look a lot like this one in Seattle. Photo: Seattle DOT/Flickr A piece of top-notch bike infrastructure is coming to the largest city in Texas. That’s the word today from Kevin McNally at Houston Tomorrow, who relays the news that a two-way protected bike lane is on tap for downtown: […]