Today’s Headlines

  • Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Is Vaporware (WaPo, NPR) and His “Infrastructure Week” Was a PR Mess (Hill)
  • Without a Real Plan From the Feds, Cities and States Should Prepare to Go It Alone (Slate)
  • WMATA Board Backs Cost-Cutting and Funding Blueprint — Now It’s Up to DC-Area Politicians (WAMU)
  • Robust Transit Is NYC’s Competitive Advantage. What Happens When It Falls Apart? (Tri-State)
  • Des Moines Releases Downtown Vision to Eliminate One-Way Streets, Add Protected Bike Lanes (Register)
  • Smart Growth America Ranks How Nicely Your City Has Promised to Build Complete Streets (Next City)
  • Tucson Police Blame Pedestrian Victims for Getting Killed on Tucson’s Roads (AZPM)
  • Street Safety Campaign in Lexington, KY, Shames Pedestrians for Using Phones on Sidewalk (WUKY)
  • Bloomington Resident “Worried About Safety” Opposes Plan for Bike Lanes, Calmer Traffic (WJBC)
  • A Pop-Up Protected Bike Lane Appears in Lewiston, Maine (Sun Journal)

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Rahm Emanuel Tells Team Trump How to Sell Its Infrastructure Plan (Chicago Tribune) Trump Meets Atlanta Freeway Arson First Responders, Stumps for Road Spending (AJC) Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Takes Aim at the Scourge of Drunk Pedestrians (WaPo) Instead of Blaming Pedestrians for Fatality Uptick, CNNMoney Examines Dangerous Road Design …But Eastern Washington Reporters and Cops Haven’t […]

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Office Workers Prefer Walkable Environments to Sprawl by a Wide Margin (Better Cities & Towns!) CityLab: America’s “Infrastructure Crisis” is Really More of a Maintenance Crisis Lincoln, Nebraska, Finalizes Plans for Two-Way Downtown Protected Bike Lane (Downtown Lincoln) Fallen Pedestrian Forced to Travel Dangerous Route to Work (St. Louis Post Dispatch) Jacksonville Transit Ridership Up […]