Today’s Headlines

  • During “Infrastructure Week,” Trump Proposes Red Tape-Cutting Council That Already Exists (USA Today)
  • Las Vegas Transit Agency Gets Governor’s Green Light to Seek Funds for Airport-Downtown Light Rail (Review-Journal)
  • Oregon Transpo Funding Deal: Advocates Push Rail, Not Highways; Bike Tax Could Be Altered (BikePortland 1, 2)
  • Boston Will Redo Car-Clogged Junction to Be More Bike-, Ped-Friendly But Will Keep Highway Underpass (Globe)
  • Joe Cortright Looks at Analysis by Frontier Group and U.S. PIRG Showing Roads Don’t Pay for Themselves (Atlantic)
  • Bike Lane Advocates, Advocates for Disabled Work Together in Twin Cities (Star Tribune)
  • Bike-Share: 1,000 Bikes in Honolulu This Month (Honolulu Mag), 600 in Memphis Next Spring (Commercial Appeal)
  • Walk? Bus? Nah. Cleveland-Area Judge Orders DUI Offenders to Download Uber and Lyft (Morning Journal)
  • Hit-and-Run Drivers Killing People on Sidewalks, From Sea to Shining Sea (Stockton Record, Sun Sentinel)
  • Get Ready for More Collision Reports Describing Crashes Between Cyclists and Robot Cars (Jalopnik)

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It’s Bike to Work Day! (HuffPo) Atlantic Cities Celebrates With a List of Bike-Friendliest Neighborhoods in U.S. In Maryland, Over Half of New Gas Tax Money Will Go to Transit (GGW, WaPo) Honoring LaHood: Through a Portrait, and Maybe a Highway? (PJ Star, The Hill) Foxx Vows to Press for Honolulu Rail (Honolulu Civil Beat) Why Are Streetcars […]

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More Delays for Groundbreaking of California High-Speed Rail (Mercury News) For First Time Ever, National Gas Prices Top $3 For 1,000 Days (The Hill) Advocates Share Strategies for Fighting “Bike Backlash” (Bike Portland) Study: More TOD Bang-for-the-Buck With BRT Than Light Rail, Streetcars (Forbes) Fund to Build “Sustainable, Transit-Friendly” Avenue for Detroit (MLive) Will Honolulu Rail Save […]

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Maryland Cheers Plans for Light Rail Funding (AP) Republican Lawmakers Threaten Amp BRT Money in Nashville (Tennessean) Forbes Chats with Mike Bloomberg About Cities and Climate Change Indiana Transit Advocates Hope for Compromise Legislation (Indianapolis Biz Journal) How Can Cities Get Creative to Disincentivize Driving? (Atlantic Cities) … And Is L.A. Actually Ready for That? (Politico […]

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Bill de Blasio Touts Drop in NYC Traffic Deaths Under Vision Zero (Streetsblog NYC) Colorado Lawmakers Debate Whether to Spend $1.2 Billion on Highway or Light Rail (Coloradoan) Portland Cyclists: Rumble Strips Aren’t Enough Protection (KGW.com) Bike Advocates Call for Lower Speed Limits in Minnesota Cities (Star Tribune) PIRG: Connecticut Governor’s Highway Widening Plan Is a […]

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Obama Proposes $4 Billion for Self-Driving Cars (NYT) … Gizmodo Lays Out Everything You Should Know About That Hawaii Seeks Development Along $6B Honolulu Rail Route (Pacific Biz News) Researchers Find Link Between Bike Infrastructure and Gentrifying Neighborhoods (WaPo) Austin Leaders Want High-Capacity Transit Proposal for Voters (Austin Biz Journal) Who Killed Durham’s Light Rail Project? (Indy Week) Amtrak Studies […]