Today’s Headlines

  • The Million Dollar Question: Is There an All-Powerful Bike Lobby? Politico: No. WSJ: Totes.
  • Transit Ridership Declined 1.9 Percent in First Quarter (APTA)
  • Feds to Developers: No Prob, Sprawl Out into Wildfire Zones, We’ve Got You Covered (WaPo)
  • Waiting for a “Grand Bargain” to Fix the Gas Tax? You’ll Be Waiting a While. (Jared Bernstein)
  • The National Association of Realtors Has Given $1 Million in Grants for Smart Growth
  • FRA Committee OKs High-Speed Rail Crashworthiness Standards (Railway Age)
  • Detroit’s Brand-New Regional Transit Authority Unveils Train Cars for New Line (Next City)
  • France’s Electric Car-Share Comes to Indianapolis (Inside EVs)
  • Inject Some “Whoopdeedoo” in Your City’s Bike Plan. It’s This Easy. (Treehugger)
  • Brazilians Protest Public Transit Fare Hikes Amid Government Spending on Soccer (LAHT)