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8:55 AM EDT on August 7, 2017

    • Congress Approves WMATA Safety Commission, Opening Door for U.S. DOT Funds (WTOP, WaPo)
    • NY State Legislators: We Can't Remove Downtown Interstate, Because Traffic (WAER,
    • Kansas City Streetcar Expansion Takes Step Forward With Approval of New Taxing District (Star)
    • Downtown Property Owners in Columbus, OH, to Fund Free Bus Passes for 43,000 Workers (Dispatch)
    • NIMBYs Cite Unreliable Bus Service to Hold Up Car-Free Seattle Apartments (Seattle Weekly)
    • Meanwhile, Project in Downtown San Antonio Plans More Parking Than Apartments (Express-News)
    • Coalition of East Coast Transportation Agencies Launches Small Pay-Per-Mile Driving Fee Pilot (WTOP)
    • Cincinnati Should Tear Down Pedestrian Overpass and Make Downtown Streets Safer (WCPO)
    • Tampa Bay Officials Receptive as FDOT Pushes Its Latest Plan to Widen Expressways (WTSP)
    • Here's a Sign That People Might Not Feel Safe Biking on Your Town's Streets (Wicked Local)

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