Today’s Headlines

  • Derek Kan, Trump’s New DOT Policy Chief, Used to Work for Lyft and Mitch McConnell (Reuters)
  • California’s New Taxes to Fund Transportation Are Unthinkable in Congress (Mother Jones)
  • Democrats Tell Trump What They Want If He’s Going to Get Their Votes for Infrastructure (The Hill)
  • West Sacramento to Get 200-Bicycle “Smart Lock” Bike-Share System (Sacramento Bee)
  • Post and Courier: Charleston, S.C., Can’t Wait for BRT and Smart Land Use
  • Streetcar Tracks Are Being Welded Together on Milwaukee Streets (Urban Milwaukee)
  • JSK in North Carolina: “You Guys Have So Much Room to Play With” Wide Streets (Charlotte Observer)
  • Fixing Defective Guardrails: Rearranging Deck Chairs on the Titanic of Road Safety (News Sentinel)
  • Scanning Drivers’ Faces: Could Be Used for Safety, But Mostly Just to Play Favorite Tunes (NYT)
  • Suburban Omaha Lawmaker Fights Against Wider Sidewalks, Because Property Rights (Bellevue Leader)