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Today’s Headlines

8:55 AM EDT on July 20, 2017

    • 55 Percent of Americans Back Raising Gas Tax, Including Majority of Democrats and Republicans (Bloomberg)
    • Federal Appeals Court Stays Lower Court Ruling That Halted Maryland Purple Line Construction (WaPo, WAMU)
    • Bipartisan Rush to Pass Industry-Backed Federal Self-Driving Car Legislation Is Leaving Safety Behind (Verge)
    • American Prospect Looks at the MBTA's Troubles Through the Lens of Privatization
    • Meanwhile, in Western Massachusetts: Springfield-Area Transit Authority Cuts Service to Balance Budget (WAMC)
    • Suburban Toledo Officials Kill Funding Deal for Transit Authority (Blade)
    • Saying Bikes Get "Free Pass," State Senator Wants Colorado to Enact Its Own Bike Tax (CO Politics via BikePortland)
    • Taking Cue From Honolulu, Mass. Senate President, Boston Mayor Want Higher Fines for Pedestrians (Herald)
    • New Video from Vox and Mobility Lab Talks Parking Policy for the Masses With Donald Shoup
    • Related: City Forces Builder to Construct 20 Times More Parking Than Requested for Hotel (Everett Independent)

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