Skip to Content
Streetsblog USA home
Log In
Today's Headlines

Today’s Headlines

8:59 AM EST on February 22, 2017

    • D.C. Metro Ridership Down 9 Percent From Last Year, and the Pain Is Not Over (WTOP)
    • Shreveport, Louisiana, Urban Highway Would Displace Poor Residents (Strong Towns)
    • Same Man Kills Two Pedestrians in Waco, Texas, in 17 Months; Police Blame Pedestrians (KVIA)
    • North Carolina Gov Asks Trump to Fund Rail Connections (Next City)
    • Charlotte Transit Chief Wants $6 Billion Light Rail Expansion (Charlotte Agenda)
    • Charlotte to Add a Protected Bike Lane (Charlotte Five)
    • Iowa Bill Would Require Drivers to Change Lanes When Passing a Cyclist (Des Moines Register)
    • "Free Market" Texas Lawmakers Try to Stop Private Dallas-Houston High-Speed Rail (Houston Chronicle)
    • Forbes Lists Its Best Places to Retire Without a Car

Stay in touch

Sign up for our free newsletter

More from Streetsblog USA

Wednesday’s Headlines at a Discount

We talk a lot about how parking minimums drive up housing costs, but so do overly wide roads. Why not take away a lane or two and let people build on the land?

October 4, 2023

Study: Remote Work Isn’t Always A Cure for America’s Addiction to Driving

A lot of Americans traded long commutes for short errands during the pandemic — but whether that swap resulted in more or less driving is a consequence of policy choices.

October 4, 2023

Tuesday’s Headlines Are Trending Down

An estimated 19,515 people died in car crashes during the first half of 2023, which is down 3.3 percent but still 19,515 too many.

October 3, 2023

What Do ‘Livable’ Streets Look Like in an Era of Driverless Cars?

Does a world of autonomous cars really have to make our streets less human?

October 3, 2023
See all posts