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8:55 AM EDT on August 9, 2017

    • Carmakers Fear Autonomous Vehicles Won't Be as Profitable as They Initially Thought (Reuters)
    • Economist: Rise of Uber, Decline of Gas Guzzling Cars Will Lead Cities and States to Embrace Road Pricing
    • New Report on Portland-Area Congestion Doesn't Actually Explain Why There's Congestion (City Observatory)
    • Quartz Explains the Outdated Law That Killed Domestic Sea Shipping and Filled U.S. Roads With Trucks
    • Uber Shuts Down Subprime Car-Leasing Division Because It's Losing Too Much Money (WSJ via Verge)
    • Sudden Arrival of Bike-Share Companies in Dallas Builds Pressure for Protected Bike Lanes (Dallas News)
    • After Attempting to Rip Out Bike Lane, Baltimore Returns to Drawing Board and Nobody's Happy (Sun, WMAR)
    • WCPO Explores History of Criminalizing Walking and Making Streets for Cars in Cincinnati
    • Seattle City Councilor Questioning Jaywalking Laws Gets Support from Queen Anne & Magnolia News
    • Man Arrested for Battery After Intentionally Running Over Person Standing in Parking Spot (Palm Beach Post)

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