Today’s Headlines

  • What It’s Like to Be Carless in Sprawling Phoenix (Talking Points Memo)
  • Seattle Wants Developers to Give Tenants Bus Passes, Not Parking Spots (CityLab)
  • Oregonian: Trucker Who Ran Red Light and Killed Three Children Shouldn’t Be Charged
  • Politifact Evaluates Claim That Portland’s Bike Network Cost Less Than Single Highway Mile
  • San Francisco Considering Housing Subsidies for Six-Figure Income Households (SF Business Times)
  • Brookings: Baltimore’s Concentrated Poverty About Average for Large U.S. Cities
  • Capital Bikeshare Announces New Strategy to Solve Downtown’s Morning Full Dock Problem


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Bill Would Help Measure Access for Non-Drivers

A new bill would give U.S. communities money to analyze how easy — or difficult — it is for residents to access the destinations they need most, and how their mode of transportation, race, income, age, disability, and other factors that impact their basic mobility.