Today’s Headlines

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  • Rail vs. Bus Rapid Transit Fight Continues in Miami-Dade (Herald)
  • How Should Massachusetts Fund Transportation? (Commonwealth)
  • Kansas City Will Roll Out Plan to Make City Better for Biking (Star)
  • Two Seattle Bike-Share Companies Forbid Users From Suing Them (KIRO)
  • Western College Towns Dominate List of Safest Cities to Bike (Next City)
  • Why Is Iowa So Dangerous for Cycling? (Waterloo Courier)
  • Bikelash Brews in St. Petersburg, But Mayor Still Backs Project (TB Times)
  • Columbia, SC, Will Start Reversing Road Diet Tuesday (WACH)
  • Champaign-Urbana Introduces Bike Boxes (News-Gazette)
  • After Complaints, Store Discourages Parking in Bike Lane (Philly Mag)

Today’s Headlines

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  • Amtrak Testifies at NTSB Hearings About Its Response to Fatal Train Crashes (WaPo)
  • Sightline: Taxing E-Scooters Is Fine If It Funds Bike Infrastructure
  • Uber Slows Down Self-Driving Tests, Lays Off 100 People (CNET)
  • Recode Predicts Uber Will Win the Coming Scooter War
  • Oh, Good, Now Walking Paths Are Being Disrupted (Foreground)
  • Seattle’s East Link Tunnel Completed Five Months Early (425 Business)
  • Budget Cuts Could Strand 140 Mostly Sick People in Macon (NBC 41)
  • Bike-Shares Launching in Annapolis (Capital Gazette) and Detroit Suburb (Metro Times)
  • Danes Bike So Much Because It’s Easy and Convenient (Mobility Lab)

Today’s Headlines

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  • Self-Driving Cars Still Confused by People Crossing the Road (Wired)
  • Uber Wants a Monopoly on Transportation (Engadget)
  • Seattle DOT, Streetcar Face Budget Shortfalls (Seattle Times)
  • Beltline Group Pushes Atlanta to Fully Fund Light Rail (AJC)
  • St. Louis Streetcar Could Start Running as Soon as August (Fox 2)
  • Pierce County Moves Forward on Bus Rapid Transit (News Tribune)
  • Vancouver Approves Light Rail and Bus Spending (Journal of Commerce)
  • Ban Cars to Make Way for Scooters and Bikes (Tech Crunch)
  • How People Walking Became Vilified as “Jaywalkers” (Connect Savannah)

Talking Headways Podcast: The Eternal Rush Hour

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This week Talking Headways returns to the Michelin Movin On conference in Montreal with guest Greg Rogers, director of government affairs and mobility innovation at Securing America's Future Energy, which promotes reduced oil dependence. Greg discusses autonomous vehicle regulation around the country and the limits of techno-optimism. We also review what worked and what bombed at the Movin On conference.

Today’s Headlines

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  • Las Vegas Light Rail Closer Than Ever (KSNV)
  • North Charlotte Residents Happy With Blue Line Extension (Spectrum News)
  • D.C. Business Group Calls for Unified Transit App (WTOP)
  • Memphis Transit Authority Creates New Bus Route (Memphis Daily News)
  • Massachusetts Casino Encourages Driving With Huge Free Parking Garage (Mass Live)
  • Savannah Takes Over Paratransit After Privatization Fails (Morning News)
  • Another City Invests in Ride-Hailing Instead of Transit (Royal Oak Daily Tribune)
  • Toronto Majority Thinks Streets Are Unsafe, Vision Zero Isn’t Enough (Daily Hive)
  • Bike Commuter LeBron James Has Dangerous Route to Work in L.A. (LAT)

Today’s Headlines

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  • Larry Hogan’s BaltimoreLink Hasn’t Delivered on Promises (Baltimore Sun)
  • Is Atlanta Bus Rapid Transit Being Set Up for Failure? (Saporta Report)
  • Trump Will Never Be the Infrastructure President (New Republic)
  • How Will Trump’s Tariffs Affect Chinese E-Bike Imports? (Mobility Lab)
  • Cities Struggling With Dockless Bike-Share Look to Seattle (Seattle Times)
  • Driver Kills Baton Rouge Council Member Riding Bike (The Advocate)
  • Fort Lauderdale Considers Bus-Only Lane Downtown (Sun Sentinel)
  • On Transit, NC Cities and Legislators Speak Different Language (Charlotte Agenda)
  • 1917 Plan Would Have Made Minneapolis the Paris of the Plains (Star-Tribune)
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