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8:55 AM EDT on August 31, 2017

    • Hurricane Harvey Recovery: Houston Metro Resumes Service Today On Some Key Bus Routes (Chronicle)
    • In Wake of Hurricane Harvey, Gas Prices Have Risen 7 Cents Nationwide In Past Week (CBS, Vox)
    • Did Houston's Sprawling Land Use Exacerbate Flooding? It's Complicated (Chronicle, Strong Towns)
    • White House Briefs State, Local Officials On What Infrastructure Plan Could Eventually Look Like (Hill 1, 2)
    • Virginia Study Panel: State Needs New Taxes To Replace Expiring Transit Funds (Daily Press, WTOP)
    • Coalition Forms To Support Nashville Mayor's Transit Referendum, To Be Unveiled In October (Tennessean)
    • Meanwhile, In Portland: Coalition Forms To Oppose ODOT's Freeway Widening Plans (BikePortland)
    • Expensive, But Effective: Security Bollards Keep People Safe From Terrorism And Everyday Carnage (Slate)
    • Taras Grescoe: We Need Car-Free Streets, Not Just Bollards, For Safe And Pleasant Cities (NY Times)
    • Almost, But Not Quite, Car-Free: Greater Greater Washington Checks Out Nine Blocks Of Shared Space

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