Today’s Headlines

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  • Poll: Americans Want Feds to Spend More on Infrastructure (The Hill, USA Today)
  • Transport Review: Autonomous Vehicles Will Increase Sprawl and Car Dependence
  • How Cities Are Regulating Dockless Bike-Share and Scooter Fleets (Vice)
  • Michigan GOP Wants to Kneecap Detroit Regional Transit Proposal (WDET)
  • West Palm Beach Approves Less Car-Centric Transpo Plan (Palm Beach Post)
  • Bike Walk Memphis Wants Pedestrian-Friendly Pilot Project Left in Place (Flyer)
  • Milwaukee Streetcar Extension Plan Moves Forward (Urban Milwaukee)
  • Shreveport Kicks Off New Phase of 359-Mile Bike Network Plan (KTBS)
  • Cincinnati Council Member Proposes Making Streetcar Fare-Free (Enquirer)
  • Bend, Oregon, Bike Lanes Filled With Rocks, Glass and Trash (Bulletin)

Today’s Headlines

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  • Seattle Could Add More Bike Lanes If It Didn’t Rebuild Whole Streets for Each Project (Seattle Times)
  • Detroit Isn’t Maintaining Its 260 Miles of New Bike Lanes (Project D)
  • Construction Starts on Center City Protected Bike Lane in Philly (Philly Mag)
  • Atlanta Shifting Away From “All Cars, All the Time” (Curbed)
  • Latest Inspection Finds More DC Metro Safety Problems (WTOP)
  • Phoenix Council Approves Light Rail Extension to Metrocenter Mall (KJZZ)
  • Honolulu Removes Crosswalks That Aren’t at Traffic Lights (Civil Beat)
  • Oklahoma City Starts Six Months of Streetcar Testing This Week (Oklahoman)
  • Richmond Drivers Aren’t Used to the Floating Parking for a Protected Bike Lane Yet (Times-Dispatch)
  • Memphis Bike-Share Launches This Morning (WREG)

Today’s Headlines

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  • Roads Designed for Cars Are a Public Health Crisis (Governing)
  • On Car-Centric Streets, Pedestrians Get Blamed for Their Own Deaths (Austin Monitor)
  • Maryland Dems Promise to Outdo Hogan on Transit (WaPo)
  • Here’s Where San Antonio Drivers Kill the Most Pedestrians (Rivard Report)
  • Streetcar Proposed on Abandoned Winston-Salem Rail Line (Spectrum News)
  • Bike Score Names Minneapolis America’s Most Bike-Friendly City (Next City)
  • Eugene Opens Bike Path Under New Freeway Interchange (Register Guard)
  • Connecticut Transit Tries Honor System for Collecting Fares (CT Post)
  • GOP Thinks California Gas-Tax Repeal Could Save House Majority (Fox News)
  • Arlington — America’s Fittest City — Gets a Shoutout on SNL (Mobility Lab)

Today’s Headlines

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  • U.S. Transit Systems Have a Combined $90 Billion Repair Backlog (Curbed)
  • Non-Motorized Transportation Catches On in Motor City (Detroit Free Press)
  • Mourners Say Philadelphia’s Done Nothing to Protect Cyclists (WHYY)
  • DC Residents Create Protected Bike Lane With Their Bodies (WAMU)
  • Routing Light Rail Through Atlanta Streetcar Will Choke System (Atlanta Mag)
  • Housing Austin’s Homeless Could Reduce Pedestrian Deaths (KUT)
  • Albuquerque Activists Urge City to Adopt Vision Zero (Journal)
  • Richmond Opens Two-Way Protected Bike Lane (WWBT)
  • Cincinnati Theater Troupe Will Stage Plays on Streetcar (Enquirer)

Today’s Headlines

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  • Metro DC Biz Leaders Want Toll Hikes and More Transit Funding (WTOP)
  • Brightline Could Transform Transit in Car-Happy South Florida (Fast Company)
  • Minnesota Governor: GOP Has Declared War on Transit (Minneapolis Post)
  • Pittsburgh Considers More Bike Lanes, Lower Speed Limits (WXPI)
  • St. Petersburg Bike-Share Users Rode 90,000 Miles Last Year (Tampa Bay Times)
  • Pedestrian Deaths Are Up in Seattle (Crosscut), Down in San Antonio (News4SA)
  • Boston Declares War on Cambridge Dockless Bike-Share (Globe)
  • Failed Baton Rouge Tram Plan Returns as Bus Rapid Transit (The Advocate)
  • Toledo Doubles Sidewalk Repair Budget (WTOL)
  • Estonia Becomes the First Country With Free Transit Nationwide (Pop Up City)

Talking Headways Podcast: Innovation at LA Metro

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LA Metro CEO Phil Washington joins the podcast this week to discuss new developments in Los Angeles transit. Listen in and hear about Metro's Office of Extraordinary Innovation, the potential for autonomous buses, microtransit pilot programs, and new fare media, as well as the links between affordable housing production and transit.
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