Today’s Headlines

  • Curbed Looks at How Real Estate Is Thinking About the Prospect of Driverless Cars (It’s All About Parking)
  • After Regional Transit Board Breakup, Hennepin County, MN, Considers Sales Tax for Southwest LRT (SW Journal)
  • A Tale of Two Ontario Cities: Uber Takes Over Innisfil (NYT) as London Plans Massive BRT System (CBC)
  • Charlotte Residents, Fed Up With Speeding Drivers, Install Their Own Signs and Plead for Enforcement (WSOC)
  • Construction Crew Perplexed by Northeast DC Residents Who Don’t Want Sidewalks (WJLA)
  • Unlike Providence, Omaha Removes Plungers Installed to Protect Cyclists in Dangerous Bike Lane (World-Herald)
  • Pop-Up Bike Lane Installed for Students Bicycling to School in Newark, Delaware (The Review)
  • Philly’s Bike-Share System Marks Second Birthday by Adding 200 Bikes and 12 Stations (PlanPhilly)
  • Phoenix Seeks Non-Profit Grant to Expand Bike-Share Into One of City’s Poorest Neighborhoods (New Times)
  • Better Bike Share Partnership Highlights Positive Feedback Loop Between Bike-Share Equity and Traffic Safety

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Today’s Headlines

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OMB Official: Trump’s Budget Will Include $200 Billion for Infrastructure Over 10 Years (Bloomberg) David Roberts: “A Carbon-Free, Autonomous Car Is Still a Car; It Still Takes Up Space” (Vox) Portland Residents Want City to Pilot Bus Lanes on Hawthorne Bridge (KATU) Connecticut Cuts Ribbon On Its First Protected Bike Lane (New Haven Independent, WTNH) Muddled […]

Today’s Headlines

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DOT Effort to Reconnect Communities Severed By Highways Kicks Off in Spokane (Next City) The Connection Between Traffic Stops and Police Shootings (Transportist) Bike-Share Debuts in L.A. (Streetsblog LA, LA Times) Atlanta Residents to Vote on Transpo Sales Tax in November (AJC) Feds Investigate Second Tesla Self-Driving Vehicle Crash (The Hill) Engineering Prof: Why I Still Feel Safe […]

Today’s Headlines

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Let’s Speculate About What Trump Might Do With His Rumored Infrastructure Proposal (Curbed, CNBC, Hill) One Month After Being Sworn in, Alabama’s New Governor Widens I-65 in Suburban Birmingham (AL.com) Bringing BRT to Route 29 in Montgomery County, MD: The Devil Will Be in the Details (WaPo) Can the Twin Cities Business Community Turn Back GOP Legislature’s […]

Why Aren’t American Bike-Share Systems Living Up to Their Potential?

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As policy director at the New York City Department of Transportation from 2007 to June, 2014, Jon Orcutt shepherded the nation’s largest bike-share system through the earliest stages of planning, a wide-ranging public engagement process, and, last year, the rollout of hundreds of Citi Bike stations. That makes Orcutt, formerly of Transportation Alternatives and the Tri-State Transportation […]

A Big Week for Bicycling in Fort Worth

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Let’s hear it for Fort Worth, Texas. This Texas city is leaving its big brother Dallas in the dust when it comes to bike-friendliness. Just this week, the feds awarded Fort Worth with $1 million for a 30-station bike-share system, which is slated to be up and running next April. And just yesterday, Fort Worth installed the Dallas […]

Today’s Headlines

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Bixi, Which Makes Equipment for Several Bike-Share Systems, Files for Bankruptcy (Tribune) Therese McMillan to Take Rogoff’s Place, For Now, at FTA (PR) GOP Sen. Roy Blunt Takes Another Stab at an Infrastructure Bank (Blunt) Here’s What You Missed at TRB (Planetizen) Road-Binging States Experience Less Economic Growth (Planetizen) Tampa to Unveil Bike-Share Branding Today […]