Today’s Headlines

  • Trump Talks Infrastructure With the Times, Knows Nothing About Transit
  • At the Moment, an “Infrastructure Bill” in Washington Is a Fantasy (Brookings)
  • St. Louis Voters Okay Metrolink Expansion, Shoot Down MLS Stadium (St. Louis Public Radio)
  • It Sure Looks Like the Car Insurance Industry Discriminates Against People of Color (ProPublica)
  • Tulsa Will Use a Combined Pass for Buses and Bike-Share (GTR Newspapers)
  • More Than 200 Bike-Share Bikes Vandalized in Portland (Oregonian)
  • Kansas City Preparing for a Vote on Streetcar Expansion (KC Star)
  • Nashville Considering Closing a “Loophole” That Allows Developers to Forgo Sidewalks (Tennessean)
  • MA Gov Charlie Baker’s Pitch to Elaine Chao May Have Sealed Green Line Deal (Boston Herald)
  • Bike Helmet Laws Do More Harm Than Good (CityLab)
  • I recommend you write your headlines in a less biased way. I’m a huge fan of this blog, but your bias turns me off. For example: “Trump Talks Infrastructure with the Times” would suffice.

  • Elizabeth F

    Doesn’t “public transportation” mean that anyone can buy a ride on the helicopter service?

    “You take a look at Palm Beach, Florida. I built the Mar-a-Lago Club totally open to everybody. A club that frankly set a new standard in clubs and a new standard in Palm Beach and I’ve gotten great credit for it.”

  • ahwr

    Sometimes mainstream newspapers get a little judgmental in their headlines too.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/tripping/wp/2017/04/05/portland-bike-share-vandalized-motive-seems-particularly-idiotic/?

    Portland bike-share vandalized. Motive seems particularly idiotic.

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