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Today’s Headlines

8:55 AM EDT on August 16, 2017

    • Fox News, Daily Caller Delete Post Encouraging Readers to Ram Protestors With Cars (CNN)
    • New Trump Order Would Make It Easier to Build Infrastructure Susceptible to Flooding (NYT, Reuters)
    • NRDC Poll: Americans Don't Support Trump's Draconian Transit Cuts
    • Wealthy Donors and Foundations Fund Bike Infrastructure When Cities Are Too Slow to Act (WSJ)
    • Will Portland Backslide As a Transportation Leader With Plan to Widen Expressways? (City Observatory)
    • WMATA to Slow Metro Trains, Again, Reducing Top Speed From 45 to 35 MPH (GGW via WaPo)
    • DC's Outer Beltway Would Do Nothing to Solve Suburb-to-Suburb Commute Woes (GGW)
    • Randal O'Toole: Maryland Shouldn't Build Purple Line, Because Driverless Cars Will Maybe Happen (WaPo)
    • "Historic Low" Ridership Leads Savannah-Area Transit Authority to Consider Service Cuts (Morning News)
    • Even in Paris, Police Battle Plans to Install Protected Bike Lanes (Le Monde via CityMetric)

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