Today’s Headlines

  • Columbus, Ohio, Wins $50 Million U.S. DOT “Smart City” Grant (TechCrunch)
  • Sprawling Waukesha, WI, Gets Approval to Pipe Water Out of Lake Michigan (Chicago Tribune)
  • Seattle Times Says City Must Improve Transit, Then Argues for More Studies
  • Philly to Paint Mile-Long Mural on Street Median to “Spruce Up” for DNC (Inquirer)
  • Minneapolis Trying to Beat Portland in Bike Infrastructure (Guardian)
  • MA Lawmaker Intros Bill to Allow Boston to Lower Speed Limit (Statehouse News — Paywall)
  • No Major Meltdowns on Day Two of Metro’s Safety Closures (WaPo)
  • Denver’s Bike Lane Plan: Underfunded and Behind Schedule (9News)
  • San Diego Okays Nine Miles of Bike Lanes Downtown (KPBS)
  • vnm

    I couldn’t tell if the audio on the L.I.E. sociopath link was from the video or the car ad that was playing at the same time!

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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 […]

Memphis to Add 15 Miles of Protected Bike Lanes

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Memphis is making waves today with the announcement that the city will install 15 miles of protected bike lanes. Led by Mayor A.C. Wharton, a few years ago Memphis embarked on an ambitious campaign to add 55 miles of bike infrastructure. Then the city inspired envy when last year it was one of six selected by the […]

San Diego Added 39 Miles of Buffered Bike Lanes in the Last Year

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San Diego has a deserved reputation for being not the friendliest place to ride a bike in the state of California. But lately the city has made some admirable strides. Sam Ollinger at BikeSD reports on San Diego’s relatively big year in bike infrastructure: Donald Pornan, who works at the city’s Transportation and Storm Water Department, said […]