Today’s Headlines

  • Sidewalk Labs and Transportation for America Team Up on “Smart Streets” (NextCity)
  • FHWA Releases New Rule Governing Metropolitan Planning Organizations (Progressive Railroading)
  • Atlanta Rolling Out Very Small Bike-Share System Next Week (Atlanta INtown)
  • Arlington Planning Temporary Bus Lanes During Metro Safety Shutdown (WaPo)
  • Columbus Wins $37 Million Federal Grant for BRT Project (Dispatch)
  • Iowa City Wants to be a Gold-Level Bike Friendly City (Press-Citizen)
  • Cyclists Press London’s New Mayor to Fulfill His Safety Promises (Evening Standard)
  • Expedia to Move Headquarters From Suburb to Seattle (Wall Street Journal)
  • Guardian Looks Back at NYC’s Bid for a Car-Free Zone

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Today’s Headlines

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Pope’s Visit Gives Glimpse of a Car-Free Downtown Philly (Next City) U.S. High Speed Rail Projects Get Creative, Sans Federal Funding (CityLab) Feds Approve DC Metro’s Plan for Safety Fixes (The Hill, WaPo) Bike Portland Chats with L.A.’s Transpo Chief APTA: If High-Speed Rail Was Available, Two-Thirds of Americans Would Want to Use It A Look at […]

2013 in City Transportation — Two Steps Forward…

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Looking back at the year in transportation reform, there are certainly many reasons to be encouraged about what’s happening in cities around the United States. Here are some 2013 retrospectives from Streetsblog Network members that give snapshots of two places that are making progress on active transportation, and one where the prevailing dynamic is still […]

Today’s Headlines

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U.S. DOT Kicks Off Teen Traffic Safety Week  Seniors Should Consider Transportation Options When Planning Retirement (NYT) Texas Republicans Want Welfare for Their Roads (WSJ) Work Begins on Freeing Bertha, the Tunnel Borer Stuck Under Seattle (PI) Citing Safety, New Jersey Cities Beg to Keep Red Light Cameras (NJ.com) Portland Needs to Maintain Protected Space for […]

Detroit Breaks Ground on First Protected Bike Lane Project

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The Motor City is getting its first taste of on-street protected bike infrastructure. Work has begun on a street redesign that will bring Detroit its very first bike lane where parked cars will protect riders from motor vehicle traffic. The bike lane is part of a road diet for Jefferson Avenue in the historic Jefferson-Chalmers business district. […]

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 […]

Today’s Headlines

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Rahm Emanuel Tells Team Trump How to Sell Its Infrastructure Plan (Chicago Tribune) Trump Meets Atlanta Freeway Arson First Responders, Stumps for Road Spending (AJC) Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Takes Aim at the Scourge of Drunk Pedestrians (WaPo) Instead of Blaming Pedestrians for Fatality Uptick, CNNMoney Examines Dangerous Road Design …But Eastern Washington Reporters and Cops Haven’t […]