Today’s Headlines

  • Hurricane Harvey Recovery: Houston Metro Resumes Service Today On Some Key Bus Routes (Chronicle)
  • In Wake of Hurricane Harvey, Gas Prices Have Risen 7 Cents Nationwide In Past Week (CBS, Vox)
  • Did Houston’s Sprawling Land Use Exacerbate Flooding? It’s Complicated (Chronicle, Strong Towns)
  • White House Briefs State, Local Officials On What Infrastructure Plan Could Eventually Look Like (Hill 1, 2)
  • Virginia Study Panel: State Needs New Taxes To Replace Expiring Transit Funds (Daily Press, WTOP)
  • Coalition Forms To Support Nashville Mayor’s Transit Referendum, To Be Unveiled In October (Tennessean)
  • Meanwhile, In Portland: Coalition Forms To Oppose ODOT’s Freeway Widening Plans (BikePortland)
  • Expensive, But Effective: Security Bollards Keep People Safe From Terrorism And Everyday Carnage (Slate)
  • Taras Grescoe: We Need Car-Free Streets, Not Just Bollards, For Safe And Pleasant Cities (NY Times)
  • Almost, But Not Quite, Car-Free: Greater Greater Washington Checks Out Nine Blocks Of Shared Space