Today’s Headlines

  • Trump Budget Dramatically Cuts Transportation Spending (CityLab) While Unveiling Infrastructure Plan (Politico)
  • Did You Know? Developers Like to Build Housing and Offices Near Transit (NYT)
  • No, Boston Globe, Pedestrians Are Not the Problem
  • Meanwhile in London: Busy City Intersection Open Only to Buses, Bikes, and Pedestrians on Weekdays (Guardian)
  • Atlanta Traffic Is Terrible and Expanding MARTA Is the Only Way to Give People Another Option (AJC 1, 2)
  • Salt Lake City Mayor Promises More Bike Lanes, But Not Ones Protected From Car Traffic (Fox 13)
  • Bill Allowing 20 MPH Residential Speed Limits in Portland Awaits Final Vote in Senate (BikePortland)
  • Cincinnati Ignores Recommendations to Price Parking Appropriately (Enquirer)
  • Charleston, SC, Embarks on Parking Study That Includes Proper Pricing (City Paper)
  • Pedestrians Are Dying, So the Mesa Police Department Is Going After People for Jaywalking (AZCentral)

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Today’s Headlines

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Mica Flip-Flopped on Transportation Spending Levels (Transpo Nation) House Republicans Hope to Slash Bike and Pedestrian Funds (T4America) Now Is Really Not the Time to Slash Transportation Funding (Yglesias) Lobbyists Push for Booze-Sniffing Devices in Next Authorization Bill (WT) Forget Area 51: What’s Going on with All the Parking at the Capitol? (WCP) Carmageddon LA: Wider […]

Today’s Headlines

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Washington Metro Closed for 24 Hours for Emergency Inspections (USA Today) “Commuter Chaos” Expected (Global Post), Beltway “Barely Moving” (WaPo), Traffic Slows Buses (WaPo) “#Metrogeddon” Inspires First Time Bike Commuter ( WaPo 1, 2) After Flirting With Rejecting Grant, Raleigh Adopts Bike-Share Program (News Observer) Resurrected City-Only MARTA-Expansion Bill Passes Georgia House Panel (AJC) Pedestrians “Run for Their Lives” […]

Today’s Headlines

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Anthony Foxx Says Lack of Long-Term Funding Threatens Big Transpo Projects (The Hill) Washington Senate Republicans: Abandon Seattle’s Disastrous Deep-Bore Tunnel (The Stranger) Albuquerque Is Getting Complete Streets (Business Journals) A Virginia Law Penalizes Cities That Perform Road Diets (Times-Dispatch) Baton Rouge Considers Bike-share (Nola.com) Massachusetts Woman Sentenced for Driving Into a Crowd of Bicyclists, […]

How to Get More People Walking in Cincinnati?

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Today on the Streetsblog Network, member blog UrbanCincy notes with deserved pride that Cincinnati was ranked the seventh-safest large city for pedestrians in the nation in Transportation for America’s "Dangerous by Design" study. But they aren’t resting on their laurels. In today’s post, they call on the city to improve pedestrian infrastructure further with the […]

Today’s Headlines

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Seattle Leaders Seem Determined to Continue Highly Troubled Highway Tunnel Megaproject (NextCity) CBO: Highway Trust Fund Will Be Short $168 Billion by 2025 (AASHTO Journal) Next City: Urbanists Everywhere Should be Fighting for D.C. Statehood Columbus, Ohio, to Get Protected Bike Lane (Columbus Underground via Streetsblog Ohio) Broward County, Florida, Commits to Doubling Bike Lanes to […]