Today’s Headlines

  • Shreveport, Louisiana, to Bulldoze Black Neighborhood for $640 Million Interstate Highway (Shreveport Times)
  • Massive Planned Cuts Will Only Worsen Miami-Dade Transit’s Death Spiral, Warn Advocates (New Times)
  • Plain Dealer Urges Ohio Senate to Override Kasich’s Veto of Fix for Transit Agencies Caught in Budget Crossfire
  • To Discourage Racial Profiling, Oregon Has a New Law Tracking Traffic Stop Demographics (BikePortland)
  • Austin Faces Second Lawsuit for Violent Jaywalking Arrests (American-Statesman)
  • Seattle Police Have Dramatically Reduced the Number of Helmet Law Tickets Since 2011 (Seattle Times)
  • As Town Delays Fixes, Police on Cape Cod Want to Arrest Person Behind DIY Bike Lanes (Falmouth Enterprise)
  • Drexel Study Shows Exactly How Much Parking Adds to the Cost of Philadelphia Housing (PlanPhilly)
  • What’s Next for Founder of Atlanta BeltLine? Taking on Dangerous Buford Highway (Reporter Newspapers)
  • Think Your City Is Terrible for Walking? At Least It’s Not Jakarta (NYT)
  • AMH

    Yes, Jakarta, and Delhi, and Cairo, and so many developing cities are absolutely awful for walking, but that’s not the right comparison. It does give one some perspective, but we should be comparing ourselves to the best walking cities, not the worst.