Today’s Headlines

  • If California Is Going to Get Serious About Climate, It Will Need to Discourage Car Use (Vox)
  • Philly’s Local Politicians Should Not Get Veto Power Over Street Safety Fixes With Citywide Benefits (Metro)
  • New Orleans Mayor, RTA Defend Streetcar Extension After Advocates Question If It Helps Workers (Advocate)
  • With Trump’s Signature, WMATA Safety Oversight Now Back in the Hands of Local Watchdog (WaPo, WTOP)
  • After Fire Marshal Puts Brakes on Speed Humps, Anchorage Shifts to Speed Cushions (Alaska Dispatch News)
  • Tampa-Area MPO Considers Vision Zero Policy, Including Narrower Lanes and More Enforcement (TB Times)
  • Wider Highways Coming to I-65 South of Birmingham (Biz Journal), Planned for Fairfax County, VA (WTOP)
  • Why Wait? Florida DOT Widens Road Now to Pave Way for Suburban Sprawl Traffic Later (TCPalm)
  • The Conservative Case for Raising the Gas Tax (Urban Milwaukee)
  • Underwater Parking Garages Are the Last Transportation Idea Boston Should Borrow From Amsterdam (Globe)