Today’s Headlines

  • Foxx: Highways Created “Disconnections From Opportunity That Still Exist to This Day” (The Atlantic)
  • Federal Guidance on Self-Driving Cars Due Out in Months (Bloomberg)
  • Claims Journal: Brussels Attack Highlights the Vulnerability of U.S. Subway Systems
  • Memphis Considering $37 Million Bus Rapid Transit Plan (Memphis Daily News)
  • Lawsuit Charges New Orleans Bus Stops Aren’t ADA Accessible (The Advocate)
  • Amsterdam’s New Car-Free Tunnel for Bicyclists and Pedestrians (FastCoExist)
  • Protected Bike Lanes Planned for Detroit’s Woodward Avenue (We Are Mode Shift)
  • Seattle to Make Pilot Downtown Protected Bike Lane Permanent, Extend It (My Northwest)
  • Detroit’s New RTA Hosting Public Meetings in the Suburbs to Talk About BRT (Mass Transit)

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Today’s Headlines

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Boston Advocates: MBTA Violated Civil Rights When It Ended Late Night Service (Globe) Pittsburgh Bike Safety Campaign: Cyclists “Aren’t Always Right,” “Are Always Fragile” (WESA) Horrifying Australian Traffic Safety Campaign Imagines Human Body Meant to Withstand Crash Cleveland, Mobile, Pittsburgh Snag Funds in New Round of TIGER Grants New Federal Rule Will Require Transit Agencies to Develop Asset […]

Protected Bike Lanes Could Be Coming to Detroit’s Main Drag

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Surely and steadily, biking is on the upswing in Detroit. Thousands of people turn out for “Slow Roll” social rides, a cultural event that exposes more people to the possibilities of cycling in the city. And the city has been adding bike lanes at an impressive clip. David Sands at Network blog We are Mode Shift reports that Detroit may get a new feather […]

Detroit to Add 50 Miles of Bike Lanes This Year

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Detroit’s streets are changing, and it’s a beautiful thing to witness. Despite its recent bankruptcy, thanks to the help of philanthropic institutions in the area, the Motor City is moving to repair some of the damage that’s been done by decades of promoting the speed of cars over the health of neighborhoods. That includes new […]

Denver’s Big Opportunity for World-Class Streets

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Just a few months ago, Denver opened its first protected bike lane on 15th Street. But was that a one-off project or will the Mile High City change the way it designs streets citywide? The city’s approach to the redesign of Broadway will give a pretty strong indication of how serious Denver leaders are about […]