Today’s Headlines

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  • MARTA Needs a Citizen Committee to Guide Expansion (Saporta Report)
  • After Hit-and-Run, Louisville Police Crack Down on… Walking (Courier-Journal)
  • Portland Reinvests Parking Revenue to Reduce the Need to Drive (Sightline)
  • West Palm Beach Announces Vision Zero Initiative (WPTV)
  • Lime Brings 500 Rental Bikes to UCF (Orlando Sentinel), Expands Service at Ohio State (Columbus Dispatch)
  • In Transportation, Perception Becomes Reality (Mobility Lab)
  • Study: Over Half of Drivers Don’t Check for Bikes When Turning (Treehugger)
  • Good Design Tricks Drivers Into Better Behavior (BBC)
  • Food-Delivery Robots Are the Latest Thing Cluttering Sidewalks (Axios)

Today’s Headlines

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  • Cities and States Are Getting Better at Regulating Ride-Sharing (Biz Insider)
  • Past Tampa Transit Votes Failed — Will This One Be Different? (TB Times)
  • New DC Bus-Only Lane Is So Full of Cars, It’s a Joke (WaPo)
  • Seattle Complete Streets Program Tries to Keep Pace With Growth (Sightline)
  • Urban Milwaukee Offers Behind the Scenes Look at New Streetcar
  • Baton Rouge Switches Gears From Tram to Bus Rapid Transit (Advocate)
  • What Will Happen to Discarded Ofo Bikes? (My Northwest, Curbed Atlanta)
  • The Courier Journal Explains Bird Scooters to Louisville
  • Las Cruces Plan Would Double Size of Bike Lane Network (Sun News)
  • Urban Planning Meme Facebook Group Splinters Over Politics (NY Times)

Today’s Headlines

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  • What Will Google Do With the Data Its “Smart City” Collects? (WaPo)
  • City Lab Did a Piece on Ghost Bike Memorials
  • DC Streetcar Station Destroyed by Megabus Reopens (DCist)
  • The Stranger: Seattle Mayor Is Out to Kill the Center City Connector
  • Dems Want Atlanta Suburb to Reschedule Transit Referendum (AJC)
  • Derailment Damages Pittsburgh Light Rail Line (Post-Gazette)
  • Utah’s New Express Bus Will Be Free to Ride for Three Years (SLC Tribune)
  • Arizona State Rep Pushes for Light Rail (Valley Central)
  • Drivers Are Parking in Bike Lanes in St. Louis (KMOV)
  • A Boston Parking Space Is for Sale for $345,000 (Globe)

Today’s Headlines

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  • Cleveland Transit Authority Won’t Put Tax on Ballot in 2018 (Fox 8)
  • Here Are the Most Dangerous Places to Bike in Philadelphia (Inquirer)
  • Boston Is Finishing Its First Protected Bike Lane (WEEI)
  • Decatur Starts Work on Network of Protected Bike Lanes (AJC)
  • Minneapolis Explores Ways to Reverse Decline in Carpooling (Star-Trib)
  • NC Triangle Officials Visit Richmond to See Bus Rapid Transit (WRAL)
  • Tampa Business Journal Profiles the Force Behind St. Pete BRT
  • Better Design, Less Victim-Blaming Will Make Walking Safer (Smart Cities Dive)

Talking Headways Podcast: The Uber Effect

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This week we're joined by Andrew Salzberg, head of transportation policy and research at Uber. Andrew talks about growing up in Montreal and his previous transportation work at the World Bank. We also chat about the importance of transportation policy at the city level and Uber's support for congestion pricing.

Today’s Headlines

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  • DC Delegate Wants Hearing on Metro Contingency Shutdown Plan (WaPo)
  • Vision Zero Texas: Prioritize Lives Over Driving Fast (KXAN)
  • Cities Flummoxed By Bird Scooters (Next City)
  • The Rise and Fall of Chinese Dockless Bike-Share Outfit Ofo (CityLab)
  • Capital Bikeshare Pays Riders to Move Bikes From Full to Empty Docks (DCist)
  • Court Could Rule on Missouri Gas Tax Referendum Next Week (Post-Dispatch)
  • Homeowners Sound Transit Is Evicting for Light Rail Line Seem OK With It (KIRO)
  • Judge Rules Against Cabbies, Upholds Law Allowing Uber and Lyft (Palm Beach Post)
  • Fast-Growing Gainesville, Georgia, Could Lose Federal Transit Funding (Gainesville Times)
  • U of Delaware Orders Students Ticketed While Walking to Take Class (News Journal)
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