Today’s Headlines

  • Neighbors Pack Meeting Against Tampa Bay Highway Expansion, But MPO Signs Off Anyways (TB Times, WMNF)
  • Meanwhile: Towns East of Orlando Worry About Highway Extension Decimating Their Communities (Sentinel)
  • Dallas Puts Fresh City-Focused Faces on DART Board, Replacing Suburban Rail Backers (Dallas News, D Magazine)
  • Policy Win: Mesa, AZ, Funds Light Rail Expansion by Using Funds Dedicated to Widen Roads (East Valley Tribune)
  • Baltimore’s Revamped Bus System, Consolation Prize for Cancelled Rail Line, Launches This Weekend (WBAL)
  • DC Council Restores Funding for Eastward Streetcar Extension, But Fate of Georgetown Link Still Unknown (WAMU)
  • Driver Kills Pennsylvania Transportation Advocate Peter Javsicas on Downtown Philly Sidewalk (Philly.com, BCGP)
  • Los Angeles Might Once Again Crack Down on People Who Park on Sidewalk “Green Strips” (LA Times)
  • UK Editor Too Scared to Bike; Top Danish Bike Advocate: “Would You Let Your Child Cycle Here?” (Guardian 1, 2)
  • Bike-Share Systems Launch in Dearborn and Southfield, Michigan (Crain’s, Press & Guide)