Today’s Headlines

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  • Hotbed of Innovation: “Cycling Is What Makes Everything Else in Amsterdam Work” (Politico)
  • Here in the U.S., Ford Researches How Humans Deal With “Driverless” Overlords (Verge, Wired)
  • Trump Administration and Congress Ease Off Driverless Car Safety Regs; Slate Is Not Impressed
  • WMATA Trumpets “Success” of Running Fewer Trains So More Of Them Are On Time (WaPo)
  • No-Brainer: Columbia Looks to Price Public Parking Based on Demand (Missourian)
  • Dallas City Council Endorses Downtown Subway, Streetcar Alignments (Dallas News, D Mag)
  • San Diego Nixes Bike-Share in Outer Areas, Focuses on Core; NIMBYs Rejoice (La Jolla Light)
  • Dockless Bike-Share: Rogue Operations, or Challengers to City-Sanctioned Monopolies? (Vice)
  • Bike Commuting Growth Has Leveled Off, But Some Cities Still Making Gains (Bike League)
  • Chattanooga Does Park(ing) Day (Times Free Press); In DC, Police Are Not On Board (GGW)

Today’s Headlines

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  • Baltimore Shuts Down Bike-Share After Theft, Maintenance Problems, Will Reboot Next Month (Sun)
  • Broad Coalition Unveiled for Nashville Mayor’s Light Rail Funding Referendum (Biz Journal)
  • As It Plans Bus Network Revamp, SEPTA Looks to Houston for Inspiration (Philly.com)
  • TransitCenter and Streetfilms Look at the New Generation of Bus Campaigners
  • Hampton Roads Transit to Reveal Route of Norfolk Naval Station Light Rail Extension (Virginian-Pilot)
  • Baltimore Council Members Not Impressed by Mayor’s Plan to Widen Road for Suburbanites (Sun)
  • How Is Houston Metro Recovering From Harvey? (Houston Public Media)
  • Spacing Travels Back to a Time When Planners Thought Parking Garages Were the Future of Toronto
  • Corpus Christi Police Blame 12-Year-Old For Riding Bike on Sidewalk After Driver Hits Him (KIII)
  • Once He’s In High School In A Few Years, That Kid Will Be Driving Anyways (Patriot Ledger, WCVB)

Today’s Headlines

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  • With Cars Destroyed and Few Other Transportation Options, Houston Struggles to Bounce Back (AP)
  • The Road Gang Hopes “Dealmaker” Trump Will Advance Highway Infrastructure Bill (Detroit News)
  • Today: DOT Changes Course on Obama-Era Robot Car Rules, Clears Way for Auto Companies (Bloomberg)
  • Meanwhile, in Paris: Deputy Mayor for Urbanism Wants to Ban “Zombie” Autonomous Cars (Dezeen)
  • Bikelash? Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo Brushes Off Haters of Her Street Transformations (CityLab)
  • Hogan Stops Stonewalling, Proposes $500 Million for WMATA — But No Way to Pay For It (WaPo)
  • To Keep Costs Down, Met Council Tells Firms to Bid Again on Southwest LRT (Star Tribune, MPR)
  • Minneapolis Announces Vision Zero Agenda to Eliminate Fatalities Within a Decade (Star Tribune)
  • 30 Years After Rejecting Rail Over “Undesirable Element,” Sacramento State Chokes on Traffic (Bee)
  • After Backlash, City of Portland Decides Against Lowering Its Bike Mode Share Goal (BikePortland)
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