Today’s Headlines

  • A Doctor Serving Latino Communities on Why She Supports Federal Action on Transport Emissions (Hill)
  • David Bragdon: Oregon DOT Is Failing Residents (Oregonian)
  • 56-Year-Old Australian Woman’s Defiant Campaign Against Bike Helmets (Daily Telegraph)
  • Report: $1 Billion a Year Needed for Transit, Walking, and Biking in Colorado (Denver Post)
  • Charleston City Council May Overturn Earlier Decision to Keep Important Bike Lane (Post & Courier)
  • Seattle Cyclists Tell “Horror Stories” of Tangling With Streetcar Tracks (Seattle Times)
  • Minneapolis’ Orange Line Project Back on Track (Southwest Journal)
  • Centennial, Colorado, Experimenting With Free Lyft Rides to Transit (CBS Local Denver)
  • Nashville Okays $6 Billion Transit Plan, Calls for Light Rail (Tennessean)

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Seattle Leaders Seem Determined to Continue Highly Troubled Highway Tunnel Megaproject (NextCity) CBO: Highway Trust Fund Will Be Short $168 Billion by 2025 (AASHTO Journal) Next City: Urbanists Everywhere Should be Fighting for D.C. Statehood Columbus, Ohio, to Get Protected Bike Lane (Columbus Underground via Streetsblog Ohio) Broward County, Florida, Commits to Doubling Bike Lanes to […]

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Maybe Dororthy Rabinowitz Was Right About the All-Powerful Bike Lobby (Salon) Commerce Sec. Penny Pritzker Touts U.S. Bicycle Industry (Bike Portland) American Millennials May Be Cool on Them But “Cars Are All the Rage Among Asian Plutocrats” (WaPo) Something to Think About When Considering the Decoupling of VMT and the Unemployment Rate (AP) Building Infrastructure […]

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Seattle and Los Angeles Transit Agencies Speak Out Against Trump’s Transit Cuts (MyNorthwest, Urbanist) Missing in Reuters Story About Uber-Riding City Dwellers Who Go Car-Free: Any Mention of Transit People Love Talking About Them, But Self-Driving Cars Do Not Yet Exist and Are Far in the Future (Economist) Hampton Roads Transit Death Spiral: Ridership Drops, Pols Ask How […]

Catching Hit-and-Run Drivers With Amber Alerts

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A Portland woman whose son was killed by a drunk hit-and-run driver has proposed a new method to apprehend motorists who flee the scene of a deadly collision. She hopes to bring an Amber Alert-like notification system to Portland to help nab the bad guys. The proposal is based on a system that’s already up […]

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House to Vote on Bill that Expands Drilling to Pay for Infrastructure (Hill) Highway Removals Are Hipper Than Ever (Atlantic Cities) Last Year’s Storms Continue to Cost USDOT (TransNat) Rails-to-Trails or Bikes-to-Rails? A New Concept Bike From Italy Rides Old Tracks (TreeHugger) New Study Seeks to Quantify Health Benefits of Transportation (National Journal) How Seattle […]