Today’s Headlines

  • Conflicting Regulations Make for Uncertain Path Forward for Self-Driving Cars (The Hill)
  • Lyft Prez: Car Ownership Will “All But End” in Major Cities By 2025 (Fortune)
  • Bicycling Mag Names Chicago the Nation’s “Most Bike-Friendly City” (Chicago Trib)
  • Even Congress Seems to Have Lost Faith in DC Metro’s Repair Deadline (WaPo)
  • How Light Rail Could Change the Game for Kansas City (KC Star)
  • What Fare Is Fair? One Man’s Long Transit Journey Raises Questions (AP)
  • Looking at the Reach of Bay Area’s Tech Shuttles (CityLab)
  • Bike Commuting on the Rise in Twin Cities (MPR News)
  • Metro Stations That Are Transforming LA (LA Mag)
  • Why Isn’t Cincinnati’s New Streetcar Arriving on Time? (Biz Courier)

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Gabe Klein on the Future of Cities (Chicago Mag) Seatbelts Now Required for Large Buses (AP, The Hill) Mixed Outcomes Likely for U.S. Private Rail Projects (Next City) Two California Amtrak Lines Break Ridership Records (LAT) All Aboard Florida Fuels Mixed-Use Growth in Ft. Lauderdale (Sun-Sentinel) Indiana Proposes Transit Funding Formula (Indy Star) Seattle Times: […]

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Hoboken Train Crash Highlights Absence of Life-Saving Safety Tech (The Hill) Chris Christie Has Let NJ Transit Go to Seed (NYT) Parking Policy People Are Excited About the White House’s Housing Announcement (Next City) Foxx Hypes the “Smart City” (Fed Scoop) Charleston Voters to Decide on $600M for Transit (Post & Courier) Chicago Moves Forward on Red […]

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Anthony Foxx on Track for Senate Confirmation (WSJ, Charlotte Observer) What’s Next for the 81-Year-Old (As of Yesterday) Federal Gas Tax? (Forbes) Study on Why Cities Spur Innovation: It’s All About the People (Atlantic Cities) Andres Duany on How the “Mormon Grid” Got It Right in Salt Lake City (SL Trib) California Chooses Contractor for […]

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Obama Urges Action on Infrastructure But Fails to Mention High-Speed Rail (The Hill) Chicago Mag Sits Down with Post-Cabinet LaHood NYC, SF, and Boston Top List of Best U.S. Cities for Public Transit (NRDC Switchboard) Why Has Seattle’s Transit Score Dropped? (Seattle Times) L.A. Times: Bullet Train Will Lead California to Green Future $4B in Development Planned Along […]

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What U.S. Mayors Want to See From the Next President (CityLab) LA Times: Care About Climate Change? Vote for Transit Phoenix Held Up as Model for Successful Transit Tax (AZ Central) Investigations Show NJ Transit Short on Cash, Staff, and Safety Oversight (NJ Spotlight) Earl Blumenauer Entreats Portlanders to Bike to Ballot (The Hill) Where Dems and […]

Chicago Business Owner: No Protected Bike Lanes Is a Dealbreaker

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As our Chicago readers are well aware, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has made bike infrastructure a key part of his economic strategy. Since Emanuel took office, Chicago has been adding protected bike lanes perhaps faster than any city in the United States. The famously sharp-tongued Emanuel has even pledged to attract businesses from other cities, notably […]