Today’s Headlines

  • Slate Wishes Jane Jacobs a Happy 100th Birthday; Google Home Page Honors Her Legacy
  • Pricetag for Heavy Rail to Atlanta’s Northern Suburbs: $7 Bil; For BRT: $600 Mil (Business Chronicle)
  • Charleston Leaders Likely to Kill Bike Lane Pilot on Important Bridge (Post and Courier)
  • LA Ordered to Pay $23 Million for Dangerous Intersection that Resulted in Traffic Death (LA Times)
  • St. Paul Police Ticketing Drivers Who Fail to Yield to Pedestrians (Star Tribune)
  • Connecticut Bill Would Raise Fine for Hitting a Pedestrian to $500 If Governor Signs (CT Post)
  • Washington State Lawmakers Increase Penalty Against Duckboats for Safety Violations (Seattle Times)
  • Streetsblog Chicago: TOD Isn’t to Blame for City’s Affordable Housing Crunch
  • New York Suburbs Trying to Lure Young Professionals (The Journal News)

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Five-Year $305 Billion Transportation Bill Emerges From Conference Committee (The Hill) 14 Percent of LA County Is Dedicated to Parking (Curbed) Highlights From #BlackFridayParking (Strong Towns) Providence Residents Want Boulevard to Replace Highway (Providence Journal) Last-Minute Change Spares Big Cuts to New Jersey Transit (NJ.com) Google Patents Technology for Self-Driving Cars Interacting With Pedestrians (Tech Crunch) […]

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More on Obama’s Push for Infrastructure Investment (WaPo, The Hill, NYT) Will Transportation Anchor a Bipartisan Agenda in 2011? (Politico) New Jersey’s Gov. May Blink on Tunnel Funding Standoff (Bloomberg, NJ.com) Shipping by Rail, Not Trucks, Could Mean Big Savings for Farmers (AP) In 2009, Americans Cut Back on Transportation Spending (Transpo Nation, Good) Walkable […]

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Pedestrian, 82, Hit and Killed by Delivery Truck in Chelsea (NYT) Allegedly Drunk Dad Leaves Kid in Car After Crash (NY Post) Flashy Electric Vehicles Generate Buzz (LA Times) European Commission Proposes 18% Cut in New-Car Emissions (BBC) LA Seeks to Curb Attacks on Parking Officers (LA Times) Weinshall’s Response to Sullivan Op-Ed (NYT) The […]

NJ Editor Blames Anyone But Drivers for Pedestrian Deaths

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Today on the Streetsblog Network, more windshield perspective from journalists, via WalkBike Jersey. Andy B, the blog’s author (and a frequent commenter on this site), writes about an Atlantic City newspaper editor who has come up with a bizarre theory about who is responsible for the rising tide of pedestrian deaths in the Garden State. […]

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A Bike Lane Has Become a Defining Issue in the Charleston Mayoral Race (Post and Courier) Enormous Dallas Suburb Plano Passes Plan Calling for More Urban Development (D Magazine) Larry Summers Says Fixing Roads Would Pay for Itself (WaPo) Poll: 70 Percent of Americans Want More Road Funding (The Hill) Downtown Denver Gets a Protected […]

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Washington Metro Closed for 24 Hours for Emergency Inspections (USA Today) “Commuter Chaos” Expected (Global Post), Beltway “Barely Moving” (WaPo), Traffic Slows Buses (WaPo) “#Metrogeddon” Inspires First Time Bike Commuter ( WaPo 1, 2) After Flirting With Rejecting Grant, Raleigh Adopts Bike-Share Program (News Observer) Resurrected City-Only MARTA-Expansion Bill Passes Georgia House Panel (AJC) Pedestrians “Run for Their Lives” […]