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Today’s Headlines

8:55 AM EDT on May 12, 2017

    • Mired in Scandal, Trump Again Promises Plan That Marries Tax Reform and Infrastructure (Economist via Hill)
    • Detroit's New Streetcar Opens Today, But the Real Success Story Is Its Bus Turnaround (TransitCenter)
    • Instead of Repairing I-85, Atlanta Should Have Torn It Down Instead (Curbed)
    • John Norquist: Cities Should Unshackle Themselves From Federal Money and Pursue Urban Policies (Urban Milwaukee)
    • Why Don't Road Expansions Get the Same Scrutiny as Transit Expansions? (
    • Kalamazoo Complete Street Advocates Give New Roundabout Design a D+ for Cyclists and Pedestrians (MLive)
    • New Philadelphia Law Will Require Developers to Keep Sidewalks Open During Construction (CBS Philly)
    • Columbus Dispatch Convinced Downtown Needs More Parking, Not Transit, to Grow
    • Study Looks at Ways to Improve Bicycling, Walking and Shuttles to South Denver Light Rail Stations (Denver Post)
    • BikePortland Wonders Whether It's Time for More Bus Lanes in Oregon's Largest City

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