Today’s Headlines

  • Subways in the Northeast Are Showing Their Age (NYT)
  • What D.C. Commuters Can Expect When Metro Shutdowns Begin (WaPo)
  • Delaware May Increase Fine for Hitting a Pedestrian to $550 (Delaware Online)
  • Austin Mayor to Intro Transpo Bond Proposal, Includes Protected Bike Lanes (Austin Chronicle)
  • One in Four Traffic Crashes in Minnesota Caused by Distracted Driving (Star Tribune)
  • Is Google Losing Interest in Self-Driving Cars? (Transportationist)
  • Why Americans in the 1950s Were Scared of Suburbia (Curbed)
  • Third Safety Report to Study Cincinnati’s 2.2-Mile Protected Bike Lane (Enquirer)
  • Reno’s Mayor Wants More Green Bike Lanes (Kolo News Now)

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Green Lane Project Picks Six New Cities to Make Big Progress on Bikeways

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More than 100 cities applied for the second round of the Green Lane Project, the program that helps cities build better bike infrastructure, including protected lanes. People for Bikes, which runs the program, announced its selections for round two today: Atlanta, Boston, Denver, Indianapolis, Pittsburgh, and Seattle. “The selected cities have ambitious goals and a vision for […]

Denver Tech Companies’ Number 1 Demand: Bike Lanes

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First Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel famously threatened to steal Seattle’s tech workers with protected bike lanes. Then Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn fired back saying the city would use protected bike lanes to keep them there. Today, Michael Andersen at People for Bikes reports that Denver wants in on the competition. Tami Door, president of the […]

Today’s Headlines

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Advocates Demand 30 Miles of Protected Bike Lanes in Philadelphia (NBC Philly) Council Members Want “Progressive” Changes to Austin Mayor’s $720 Roads Bond Plan (Statesman) The Link Between Walkability and Growth (NextCity) No Driver’s License, No Job (The Atlantic) Mayor Says Detroit Isn’t Shrinking Anymore (The Dirt) Florida Cop Sued After Having Dog Attack Man for […]

Today’s Headlines

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T4A: Feds Need to Rethink How They Want States to Measure Congestion Austin Unveils 10-Year Transportation Plan Calling for Bus Rapid Transit (Business Journals) Famed Sports Writer Peter King Called Out for Driving in the Bike Lane (Deadspin) Charlotte Considers Adding a Protected Bike Lane (Charlotte Observer) Under-Construction Sound Transit Light Rail Package Is 86 Percent […]