Today’s Headlines

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  • Conservative Phoenix Council Member Trying to Hijack Light Rail (Republic)
  • Kansas City Voters Approve Streetcar Extension Tax 3 to 1 (Star)
  • Walking in Charlotte Is Getting More Dangerous (Five)
  • Mobility Lab Proposes Taxing Ride-Sharers and Ride-Hailers Alike
  • FTA Awards Grants to Six Cities for On-Demand Transit (Smart Cities Dive)
  • What Do Seattle Bike-Share Users Want? (Curbed)
  • 3,000 People Used Memphis Bike-Share in First Month (Flyer, Daily News)
  • Orlando Officials Ditch Gas Tax Referendum (Sentinel)
  • Indianapolis Star Test-Drives City’s New E-Scooters
  • “The Hop” Releases Tips to Avoid Death by Streetcar (Milwaukee Record)
  • New Jersey Men Settle Parking Dispute With Sword Fight (The Drive)

Today’s Headlines

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Georgia Will Spend $100 Million on Kinda-Sorta BRT for Atlanta (AJC)
  • Purple Line Construction in Maryland Moves Ahead (WTOP)
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal Continues Crusade Against Light-Rail
  • Las Vegas Sun: Light Rail Recommendation “Something to Cheer About”
  • Smart Sensors Will Help Portland Design Safer Streets (KATU, Oregonian)
  • Topeka Has a Walking Problem, Not a Parking Problem (Capitol-Journal)
  • How Real-Time Transit Data Can Lead to a Car-Free Future (Sidewalk Talk)
  • Seattle Will Award Contracts This Fall for 2024 Rail Expansion (Herald)
  • Orlando Drivers Value Speed Over Safety (WESH)
  • Oklahoma City Streetcar Testing Started on Tuesday (KFOR)

Today’s Headlines

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  • How the Oil Billionaire Koch Brothers Attack Transit Projects Around the Country (NYT)
  • NoVa Will Spend $1.3 Billion on Road Projects (WTOP)
  • Pittsburgh Considers Lowering Speed Limits, Adding Bike Lanes (WPXI)
  • Future Tri-Rail Station Draws Development to Palm Beach (Palm Beach Post)
  • New Orleans Bike Rental Businesses Oppose Bike-Share (WDSU)
  • Massachusetts Town Appeals State Bike Lane Project (Mass Live)
  • Transit Agencies Should Provide First/Last Mile Service (Mobility Lab)
  • Influx of E-Scooters Causes Confusion in Charlotte (Observer)
  • Tampa-Area Residents Blame Crash Victims, Not Drivers Who Killed Them (WFTS)
  • Utah Wants to Wring More Revenue From Transit Riders (Salt Lake Tribune)

Talking Headways Podcast: The New Atlanta Way

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This week's guest is Odetta MacLeish White of the TransFormation Alliance in Atlanta. Tune in for a lively discussion about displacement pressures along the BeltLine, the history of segregation in planning, and big changes in advocacy and equity in the Atlanta region.

Today’s Headlines

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  • Bill Could Put Durham-Orange Light Rail Back on Track (News & Observer)
  • Can the Damage Freeways Did to Cities Be Undone? (Slate)
  • Milwaukee County Redesigning Its Transit Network (WUWM)
  • Birmingham Suburb Wants BRT on Congested Highway (CBS 42)
  • Cranky Baltimore Residents Push Back Against Plan to Widen Bike Lane (Fox 5)
  • GOP Donor-Owned Las Vegas Review-Journal Calls Light Rail a “Boondoggle”
  • FDOT Grant Means Tampa Streetcar Will Be Free for Three Years (TB Times)
  • Motorists — Including Police — Often Park Illegally in Boston Bike Lane (WBZ)
  • Drivers Aren’t the Only Ones Blocking Bike Lanes (KRXI)
  • Santiago’s Already Big Subway System Is Doubling in Size (Next City)
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