Today’s Headlines

  • The U.S. Needs to Cut Construction Costs Before We Can Do Infrastructure Right (American Interest)
  • CA High-Speed Rail: Both in Limbo and Full-Speed Ahead (SF Chron)
  • Born in Sweden, Vision Zero Has Spread to Dozens of U.S. Cities (Governing)
  • Next City on How Cities Can Aim Higher With Vision Zero
  • In Providence, a Model for Grassroots Transpo Advocacy (American Prospect)
  • Rah Emanuel Will Need Help From Trump to Build His O’Hare Express Train (Sun Times)
  • Indianapolis BRT in Doubt (Indy Star)
  • Realtor.com Lists U.S. Cities with Fastest-Growing ‘Burbs
  • The Long Commute in Mexico City (CityLab)
  • Vooch

    The 120 mile first segment of California HSR will be used by the San Joaquin.

    My prediction – the decrease in time will lead to a yuge increase in ridership on the San Joaquin.

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Cross-posted from the Vision Zero Network From the moment that Vision Zero began capturing attention in American cities, we’ve heard many admiring references to its success in Europe, particularly in its birthplace of Sweden. I’m fortunate to have the opportunity to research those experiences and their lessons for the growing number of American communities working […]