Today’s Headlines

  • Virginia Beach City Council Votes in Favor of Light Rail Expansion (WAVY)
  • Arlington’s New Bus-Only Lanes Open Soon (WaPo)
  • Cleveland Withholding Funding from Opportunity Corridor in Dispute With State (Cleveland.com)
  • Local Official: Ohio DOT Prefers to Hire Republicans (Dayton Daily News)
  • Albuquerque Getting a Green Bike Lane (City of Albuquerque)
  • Honolulu to Get Federal Assistance to Build Transit-Oriented Development (Pacific Business News)
  • San Bernardino’s Omnitrans Wants to Expand Bus Rapid Transit (Fontana Herald News)
  • Orange County Streetcar “Takes a Major Step Toward Realization” (NextCity)
  • Why Bike-Share Is So Much Safer Than Riding Your Own Bike (CityLab)
  • An interesting view is presented by the OC streetcar piece as underneath it, we’re provided a contrast with what projects cost across the Pond with a Belgian streetcar coming in at just under $58mn/mile, while the OC iteration is over $70mn/mile. The question we should all be asking is why it costs so much to build projects here in America.

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Albuquerque City Council Approves BRT Project Over Anti-Transit Objections (ABQ Journal) NY Gov Andrew Cuomo Approves $40M to Tear Down Waterfront Highway in Niagara Falls (Buffalo News) FTA Inspectors Found Nearly 200 Safety Defects in D.C.’s Metro System (WAMU) Officials in Alabama File Civil Rights Suit Over Transit Cuts in Mobile (WPMI) New Transit Tunnel Linking New Jersey and New York […]

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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 […]

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Tampa Planners Approve $6 Billion Sprawl Highway Project (SaintPetersBlog) How Can Bike Advocacy Become More Inclusive? (Spoke Magazine) Wisconsin City Wants to Privatize Cul-de-Sacs (Minnesota Public Radio) Columnist Suggests Pedestrian Overpasses — Not Traffic Calming — for Pensacola Beach (WUWF) Charleston Cyclists Pack Meeting to Save Bike Lane on Important Bridge (ABCNews4) Bike-Share Coming to Tucson (Tucson News […]

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Obama Urges Action on Highway Trust Fund: “It’s Not Crazy. It’s Not Socialism” (Biz Insider) Foxx Warns That State Funding Will Be Rationed Starting August 1 … (Dallas News) … And Defends Obama for Dragging Feet on Gas Tax (Roll Call) With Holiday Weekend Coming, Gas Prices Reach Six-Year High (The Hill) LaHood Encourages Missouri […]