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8:55 AM EDT on August 24, 2017

    • If You Didn't Already Notice, Trump's Infrastructure Plan Looks Less and Less Likely to Happen (AP)
    • Chao Inveighs Against Regulation in Op-Ed With Nebraska Sen. Deb Fischer (World-Herald)
    • Insurance Institute: Early Look at Data Shows Automated Systems Already on Road Prevent Crashes (AP)
    • Dallas, Houston, Louisville and Rochester Have Lessons for Portland: Don't Widen Freeways (City Observatory)
    • Instead of Reconnecting Cleveland to Its Lakefront, ODOT Mega-Project Hamstrung by LOS Fears (Plain Dealer)
    • VC-Backed Bike-Share Companies Roll-Out Cash-Based and Low-Income Discount Plans (Seattle Bike Blog)
    • Adding Bikes to the Road Improves Safety More Than Helmet Laws Ever Could (Seattle Weekly)
    • Will WMATA's New Safety Commission Be Better Than the Failed Agency It's Replacing? (WAMU)
    • Atlanta BeltLine CEO Steps Down After Disappointing Affordable Housing Results (AJC)
    • Man Attempts Petition Effort to Convince Vancouver to Tear Out Burrard Bridge Bikeway (CBC)

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