Today’s Headlines

  • Some Big Cities Finally See Apartment Prices Fall (WSJ)
  • The Joys and Challenges of Going Car-Free With Kids in L.A. (Curbed)
  • How Bogotá’s Ciclovia Inspired Open Streets All Over the U.S. — With an Assist From Streetfilms (Vox)
  • Chris Christie’s “Shell Game” With NJ Transit Funding Comes Under Scrutiny (WSJ)
  • Grist: Uber Isn’t Contributing to Sprawl
  • Amtrak Watchdog Says It Isn’t Properly Budgeting for Life-Saving Positive Train Control (The Hill)
  • Why Is London’s Media So Hard on the City’s Widely Used Bike Lanes? (CityLab)
  • Texas’s Glow-in-the-Dark “Dutch Junction” Could Set Precedent for Safer Bikeways (Houston Chronicle)
  • University of Pennsylvania Will Reimburse Employees Who Bike to Work (NextCity)

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Minneapolis-St. Paul Light Rail to Start Rolling in June (StarTribune) GGW: Did Virginia Pull a Bait and Switch with New Transpo Funds? WaPo Catches on to the Fact That DOTs Consistently Overestimate How Much We’ll Drive Building Urban Roads = Low Return on Investment (Planetizen) LaHood Becomes Law Firm Adviser (Chicago Trib, WSJ) Why Is America Going […]

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How TIFIA Works (Press Enterprise) Utah Olympics Veteran Has Transit Advice for London (Urgent Communications) Manufacturers: Time to Move Away From the Gas Tax (Nashua Telegraph) The West Coast Is Falling Back in Love With Transit (Architect’s Newspaper via Planetizen) Can One Bike-Share System Fulfill the Needs of Tourists and Commuters Alike? (Articulate Discontent) Believe It or Not, APTA […]

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New report warns that airline delays will only get worse, and recommends high-speed rail to help replace shorter flights (AP) Pittsburgh bus drivers run into trouble after handing out fliers warning about transit cuts that aren’t happening (Post-Gaz) Copenhagen’s bike renaissance: brought to you in part by a 180 percent tax on cars (MoJones) "Alaska’s […]

WSJ Invites More Ignorant Anti-Bike Zealots to Sully Its Pages

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Law professor Frank H. Buckley seems to want to be the next Dororthy Rabinowitz. That is, he wants to gain notoriety by clinging to old and unsafe street designs while, simultaneously, shoring up the Wall Street Journal’s reputation as a bastion of change-averse curmudgeons. Done and done. Buckley wrote an op-ed in Friday’s Journal about […]

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Oil Company Profits Surge in Sync With Gas Prices (Houston Chronicle) Study: Higher Gas Prices Take the Edge Off Sprawl (Infrastructurist) Light Rail Will Finally Connect the Twin Cities (The Transport Politic) Silicon Valley NIMBYs Crow About California HSR (WSJ) Breathing Dangerous for Half of Americans (VOA) In Providence and DC, Streetcar Plans Inch Forward […]