Today’s Headlines

  • Florida DOT Considers Lower Speed Limits, Narrower Car Lanes to Improve Tampa Bay Safety (WFTS)
  • Hourly Commuter Rail Between New Haven, Hartford, and Springfield Set to Launch Next May (Courant)
  • Trump Administration Replaces Obama Appointees on WMATA Board With Bush-Era Officials (WAMU, Hill)
  • MyNorthwest Columnist Wants Seattle to Follow Honolulu’s Lead and Enact More Anti-Pedestrian Laws
  • Cutting Underperforming Bus “Loop” Routes Would Save Columbia, MO, $500,000 (Daily Tribune)
  • Texas Senate Advances Bill to Preempt Local Distracted Driving Bans Tougher Than State Law (Texas Tribune)
  • Bike Taxes Don’t Relate to Impact on Roads or Encourage Low-Carbon Transportation, Says Tax Foundation
  • Manhattan’s “Extreme Commuters” Sprawl Across Four States (NYT)
  • Meanwhile, in London: National Government Backs Funding for Crossrail 2 (Guardian, Evening Standard)
  • Fayetteville Launches City-Sponsored Tactical Traffic-Calming Program (NW Arkansas Democrat Gazette)