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Streetsblog.net: Copout on the Transit Bailout

11:52 AM EST on December 11, 2008

2923680890_fbd6d0e94a.jpgToday on the Streetsblog Network:

The Transport Politic talks about how Congressional support for bailing out transit authorities who got into troublesome deals with AIG is eroding. 

Also, two stories about the importance of pedestrian infrastructure in suburbia. First, Planning Livable Communities laments the poor state of sidewalk snow clearance in Framingham, MA:

Why is it understood that communities must keep roads clear of snow so that drivers can get where they need to go, but nobody seems to care about doing the same for sidewalks?

Next, Twin Cities Streets for People links to a new report about the benefits of safe routes to school for kids.

Plus: the AP's short list of Transportation Secretary contenders, a cool video about the lively downtown of Ann Arbor, Michigan, and more.

Photo from BarryBar via Flickr

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