Today’s Headlines

  • Elaine Chao Confirmed Easily for Transportation Secretary… (WaPo)
  • …Still Evasive About the Administration’s Plans (NYT)
  • Study: America Requires Way Too Much Parking Near Transit (NITC)
  • Why Elon Musk’s Plan to Tunnel Under L.A. to Fix Congestion Is Terrible (City Journal)
  • What Vision Zero Cities Are Finding Does and Doesn’t Work (Governing)
  • Rural Minnesota Lawmaker Wants to Require Permits for Bike Lane Users (TwinCities.com)
  • Georgia Police Officer Fired After Driving 97, Jumping Curb, Hitting Two Pedestrians (WSB Atlanta)
  • Parking Spaces Sell for as High as $88,000 in Boston (Curbed)
  • bolwerk

    Almost any time I see the name “Elon Musk,” it’s in the context of promoting some really stupid idea.

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North Carolina Lawmakers Vote to Restore Funding for Light Rail (News & Observer) How the Clean Air Act Lengthened Our Lives (NYT) Philly Magazine on Gentrification in the City of Brotherly Love Toddler in Stroller on Sidewalk Killed By Driver in Seattle (Seattle Times) Seven Parking Garages Receive “Green Garage” Certification (Forbes) Seattle’s Plan for Affordable […]

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Chicago City Council Committee Backs Plan to Reduce Parking Requirements by Transit (Tribune) Texas and Florida Attracting the Most Migration (Houston Chronicle) Black Neighborhoods Destroyed by Publicly Funded Stadiums (Alternet) All Buses in Kansas City Will Soon Have Wi-Fi (Mass Transit Magazine) Guerrilla Chair-Bombing Prompts New Bus Benches in Lawrence, Kansas (LJWorld.com) WaPo’s Wonkblog Charts the Most Popular […]