Today’s Headlines

  • With Better Safety Oversight in Place, DC-Area Legislators Want Chao to Restore WMATA Funding (Post, WTOP)
  • Video: Silicon Valley Driver Hurls Racist Epithet at Woman Bicycling With 9-Year-Old Daughter (HuffPo, SF Weekly)
  • Buses That Automatically Stop for Pedestrians Will Roll Out Starting in 2018 (CNET)
  • Expanding Bike Paths Would Be a Lifeline for Low-Income Cincinnati Residents (CityBeat)
  • Seattle Takes the Lead Regulating Bike-Share Start-Ups as System Prepares Launch By End of Week (KOMO)
  • French Quarter Transportation Study Suggests Parking Tweaks, Dismisses Pedestrianization (New Orleans Advocate)
  • Service Cuts on Hold as Middletown, CT, Transit Agency Fires Leadership, Seeks State Oversight (Hartford Courant)
  • Violent Arrest Captured on Video After Police in Mesa, AZ, Stop Man for Crossing Against Light (12 News)
  • Texas Editorial Asks for Safe Crosswalks, Please, as Police Begin Anti-Pedestrian Crackdown (Victoria Advocate)
  • Welcome to the Club! Twin Cities Transit Advocacy Groups Launch Podcast (Next City)

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Foxx: Highways Created “Disconnections From Opportunity That Still Exist to This Day” (The Atlantic) Federal Guidance on Self-Driving Cars Due Out in Months (Bloomberg) Claims Journal: Brussels Attack Highlights the Vulnerability of U.S. Subway Systems Memphis Considering $37 Million Bus Rapid Transit Plan (Memphis Daily News) Lawsuit Charges New Orleans Bus Stops Aren’t ADA Accessible (The […]

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Next City Provides a Guide to the Democratic Party Platform At DNC, Ride-Hailing Breaks Records and Dems Get to Try Electric Buses (Philly Mag, NGT News) GGW Writers Sound Off on Tim Kaine’s Urbanism Credentials With Feds Backing Away From Texas Rail, Opposition Could Mount (Texas Trib) Rail Advocates Cheer Progress on Northeast Expansion Plans (WAMC) Two South Carolina […]

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Trump Names Two New York Developers to Monitor Infrastructure Spending (WSJ) North Dakota Bill Would Make It Legal to Run Over Protestors (Daily Kos) Tesla Allows Self-Driving Cars to Break the Speed Limit (Guardian) Google Maps May Soon Show Ease/Difficulty of Parking at Destinations (Ars Technica) Florida DOT Blames Nation-Leading Pedestrian Death Toll on the State’s Pedestrians (CityLab) Obama […]

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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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Toyota CEO Hopes Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Will Help Him Sell More Cars (Reuters) Chao Doesn’t Seem to Understand That Fully Autonomous Cars Don’t Exist Yet (Fox Biz via Verge, Jalopnik) ITDP: A Magical Future of Electric Autonomous Vehicles Isn’t Enough to Combat Climate Change (CityLab) GOP Assemblyman Begins Push for Referendum to Undo California’s Gas Tax Increase (Sac […]