Today’s Headlines

  • San Diego Trolley Extension Gets $1 Billion From the Feds (KPBS)
  • Wall Street Journal Pretends Sprawl and High Rises Are the Only Housing Options
  • Self-Driving Car Smiles at Pedestrians to Let Them Know It’s Safe to Cross (Fast Company)
  • Peak Victim Blaming? 11-Year-Old Critically Injured — “Could Happen to Any Driver” (Q13Fox)
  • Fresno Installs First Green Bike Lane (YourCentralValley)
  • “Largest Pop-Up Bike Lane in the World” Installed in Macon, Georgia (WMGT)
  • Camden City Council Under Pressure to Rip Up Controversial Bike Lane (Camden New Journal)
  • Sales Tax Receipts Up Along Kansas City Streetcar Route (KC Star)

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Gaze Upon Lincoln, Nebraska’s Awesome New Curb-Protected Bike Lane

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Need a reason to feel hopeful for 2016? Check out this video from the city of Lincoln, Nebraska, showing off the city’s new curb-protected bike lane. The N Street protected bike lane covers a 17-block stretch in downtown Lincoln. It includes bike-specific signals and landscaped medians as wide as nine feet. The redesign debuted two weeks ago, according to the Journal […]

Pittsburgh and Bill Peduto Get Cracking on Downtown Bike Lanes

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Big things are happening in Pittsburgh. Last year, the city elected new mayor Bill Peduto, who came into office with a bold message about remaking the city’s streets. Pittsburgh was then chosen this spring as one of six focus cities where the Green Lane Project will help fast track high-quality bike infrastructure. Peduto wants to make progress […]

Today’s Headlines

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DOT to Unveil $478B Transpo Funding Proposal Today (Detroit News) “CTFastrak” Bus Makes First Run in Hartford (AP, Fast Lane) In Cities, Transit Entrepreneurs Are Jumping Ahead of the Government (National Journal) Georgia House Passes Bill to Spur Development Around Atlanta Beltline (AJC) Seattle Times: Ed Murray Shaping Up to Be “The Bike Mayor” Portland’s Orange Line Under Budget, On […]