Today’s Headlines

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  • Selling Station Naming Rights, Increasing Parking Fees on Table to Raise Funds for WMATA (WaPo, WAMU)
  • Toronto City Council Supports Plan to Give Priority to Streetcar Lines on King Street (CityLab)
  • New York Times Visits MCity, the Autonomous Vehicle Test Track in Ann Arbor
  • Newest Perk to Sell Luxury Cars: Real-Time Parking Information (Engadget)
  • Anti-Streetcar Sentiment Fuels Recall Effort of Four-Term Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (WUWM)
  • Washington Post Covers Virginia DOT’s Exhaust-Choked I-66 Bike Path Proposal
  • MARTA’s Ridership Boom After Freeway Collapse Was Very Short-Lived (11 Alive via Next City)
  • A Pop-Up Bike Lane Becomes Permanent in Macon, GA (Next City)
  • Fargo’s Bike-Share Is So Popular It’s Affecting Bus Ridership (WDAY)

Today’s Headlines

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  • Center-Right Think Tank Says “Buy America” Requirements Inflate the Cost of U.S. Transit (Hill, WaPo)
  • Under Pressure From Dallas, DART Will Speed Up Bus System Overhaul (Dallas News)
  • IndyGo to Unveil $138 Million Purple Line BRT Project Today (WTTV)
  • Bus Ridership Free-Fall Threatens Service in Tucson (Daily Star) and Gary, IN (Post-Tribune)
  • A Rare Bright Spot for U.S. Bus Ridership: Mason City, IA (Globe Gazette)
  • On Weekends, Lanes on the MacArthur Causeway Could Be For Walking and Bicycling (Miami New Times)
  • Silicon Valley Needs to “Disrupt” Its Decades-Old Car-Centric Development Pattern (NYT)
  • 70-Bicycle, Seven-Station Bike-Share Program Launches in Columbia, MD (WJZ)
  • Jaywalking Enforcement Throws Open the Door to Racial Profiling and Police Violence (Phoenix New Times)
  • Florida DOT Pedestrian Campaign at Jacksonville Intersections: “If Only I’d Been Looking Out for Cars” (WTLV)

Today’s Headlines

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  • Blinded by Windshield Perspective, Tech’s Plans to “Fix” Traffic Often Just Make It Worse (Curbed)
  • Is Now the Moment When Gwinnett County Will Finally Embrace Transit? (AJC)
  • Oregon Transportation Plan Awaits Governor’s Signature; Would Create First-In-Nation Bike Tax (BikePortland)
  • Latest Federal Inspection Shows WMATA Has Lots More Room for Improvement (WTOP)
  • Free Press Reporters Staged a Commute Race Across Downtown Detroit
  • Funds Meant for Rail Tunnel Chris Christie Canceled Now Subsidizing Ferries at $94 Per Roundtrip (NYT)
  • Former Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie Comes Out Hard Against Honolulu Pedestrian Safety Fixes (KITV)
  • Nine-Year-Old Watches From Street As Driver Plows Car Into Louisville Home (WAVE)
  • Bike-Share Launches in South Bend (Tribune), Expands in Austin (Statesman) and Salem, MA (Patch)
  • What Does Good Advertising for Transit Look Like? (Mobility Lab)

Today’s Headlines

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  • Ohio Legislature Could Overturn Kasich Veto That Would Deal Heavy Blow to Transit Agency Budgets (Plain Dealer)
  • Feds Give Green Light for Massive Expansion, Evaluation of SF Red-Painted Bus Lanes (Examiner via Next City)
  • Parking Lot Operator Attempts to Stop LAX Transit Improvements, Using Environmental Laws (LA Times)
  • Turns Out the Problem With Parking Isn’t Lack of Technology — It’s All the Cars (Boston Globe)
  • Ironically, in the Transition to Autonomous Cars, Automakers May Force Drivers to Pay Attention to Driving (Vox)
  • Want Your Speeding Ticket Dismissed? Just Tell the Judge You Are Easily Confused by Words (KIRO)
  • Jacksonville Sheriff Drops License Charge, But Stands Behind Jaywalking Ticket Issued to Black Man (Times-Union)
  • Pittsburgh Company Decamps for Suburban Location, Unaware That People Don’t Have to Use Cars (Post-Gazette)
  • No Matter the Mode, People Just Want to Go When and Where They Want — Safely, Easily, Comfortably (Frontier)
  • …And We Suffer Harsh Consequences When We Make Cars the Only Realistic Way of Traveling (Strong Towns)
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