Today’s Headlines

  • Behind Closed Doors, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Stonewalls Metro Funding (WaPo)
  • Transit Can Help Houston Recover After Harvey Destroyed Up to a Million Cars (CityLab, Wired, WaPo)
  • Honolulu Rail Construction Rescue Bill Awaits Governor’s Signature (Civil Beat, KHON, KITV)
  • There Are Lots Of Ways to Fund Metrorail Expansion, If Miami’s Mayor Supported Them (Herald)
  • Less Parking, More City: Star Tribune Looks at How Minneapolis Is Shifting Away From Cars
  • NPR, WaPo Investigate VC-Backed Bike-Share as DC Prepares Dockless Pilot (WAMU, WJLA, WTOP)
  • More Bike-Share Launches: Ofo In Worcester (MassLive), Zagster In Asbury Park, Penn State, Avon, CO
  • VDOT: Making a Better Bike Path On I-66 Would Threaten Entire Highway-Widening Project (WaPo)
  • Akron’s Better Block Earns Rave Reviews From Local Business Owners (Beacon Journal)
  • Dallas Pedestrianizes Downtown Streets After AT&T Threatens to Decamp For Suburbs (Dallas News)

2 thoughts on Today’s Headlines

  1. advocates should read the I-66 article and comments. illuminating how much education is needed.

    It’s also shocking how few people a massive highway like the I-66 moves – only 200,000 cars per peak day.

  2. No big surprise. The people adjacent to the highway should be more worried about breathing in the exhaust from the extra traffic. sigh

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