Today’s Headlines

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  • NY Times Looks at Disastrous Infrastructure Privatization Schemes Around the World
  • Senators From Both Parties Are Eager to Embrace Our Driverless Car Future (Hill)
  • Meanwhile, in Helsinki: Driverless Buses Will Go Into Scheduled Service This Year (Curbed)
  • Long Live Cheap American Gasoline (WaPo)
  • Philly Council President Calls for Vision Zero Implementation Plan, Which Already Exists (PlanPhilly)
  • Baltimore Bike Lane: Advocates Make Their Case (Sun) as Pugh Mouths Climate Change Platitudes (Systemic Failure)
  • GOP Legislator Proposes Per-Mile Truck Fees to Fund Highways (Wisconsin Public Radio)
  • Dallas Mayor Promises to “Dream No Small Dreams” on Bicycling and Transportation (Dallas News)
  • Meanwhile: Private Bike-Share Seeks to Eclipse Dallas’s Anemic Two-Station System (Dallas News, D Magazine)
  • Albany Unveils 38 Locations for Bike-Share Program to Launch This Summer (Times Union)

Today’s Headlines

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  • 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)

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  • Study: Uber and Lyft Account for 15 Percent of Vehicle Trips in San Francisco (Examiner)
  • How Oslo Is Responding to Backlash Against Its Central City Car Ban (Guardian)
  • Subprime Auto Loans From 2015 May Be Worst Performing Ever (Bloomberg)
  • Study: Reserved Parking Triples Likelihood of Car Ownership (via Science Direct)
  • Can You Guess the City Based on a Map of Its Bike Lanes? (Guardian)
  • Providence Installs Plastic Bollards Where Citizens Had Placed Plungers (WJAR)
  • Montgomery County, Maryland, OKs $79 Million Equity-Boosting Bus Rapid Transit Plan (WTOP)
  • Facing State Hostility, Twin Cities Counties Raise Taxes to Fund Transit Projects (Star Tribune)
  • “Infrastructure Week” Hoopla Undermined by Trump’s Russia Scandal Drama (Windsor Times)
  • Pittsburgh Bus Rapid Transit Plan Imperiled by Trump Budget (Mass Transit Magazine)

Today’s Headlines

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  • Remember “Infrastructure Week”? Trump Still Hasn’t Hired People for Key Posts at U.S. DOT (Vox)
  • A Funding Cut Is A Funding Cut, No Matter How Trump Tries to Spin It, Says Colorado DOT (KUNC)
  • Miami-Dade Begins Rolling Out Bus Lanes and Its First Protected Bike Lane (Herald, NBC 6)
  • Confusion! Albuquerque Drivers Are Parking in Their City’s First Protected Bike Lane (KRQE)
  • DC Mayor Battles With Council Chair in Attempt to Save Funding for Streetcar Extension (WAMU)
  • Sacramento Regional Transit Puts Aside $25 Million for Streetcar Project (Bee)
  • The Cost of Car Dependence: License Suspensions for Unpaid Fines Leave Poor Stranded (Free Press)
  • Seattle Times Examines Scourge of Drivers Speeding Through Residential Intersections
  • Houston Looks to Los Angeles and San Antonio as Models to Improve Its Ciclovía (Chronicle)
  • 30-Bicycle Bike-Share System Launches in Midland, MI (ABC 12)

Today’s Headlines

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  • During “Infrastructure Week,” Trump Proposes Red Tape-Cutting Council That Already Exists (USA Today)
  • Las Vegas Transit Agency Gets Governor’s Green Light to Seek Funds for Airport-Downtown Light Rail (Review-Journal)
  • Oregon Transpo Funding Deal: Advocates Push Rail, Not Highways; Bike Tax Could Be Altered (BikePortland 1, 2)
  • Boston Will Redo Car-Clogged Junction to Be More Bike-, Ped-Friendly But Will Keep Highway Underpass (Globe)
  • Joe Cortright Looks at Analysis by Frontier Group and U.S. PIRG Showing Roads Don’t Pay for Themselves (Atlantic)
  • Bike Lane Advocates, Advocates for Disabled Work Together in Twin Cities (Star Tribune)
  • Bike-Share: 1,000 Bikes in Honolulu This Month (Honolulu Mag), 600 in Memphis Next Spring (Commercial Appeal)
  • Walk? Bus? Nah. Cleveland-Area Judge Orders DUI Offenders to Download Uber and Lyft (Morning Journal)
  • Hit-and-Run Drivers Killing People on Sidewalks, From Sea to Shining Sea (Stockton Record, Sun Sentinel)
  • Get Ready for More Collision Reports Describing Crashes Between Cyclists and Robot Cars (Jalopnik)
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