Congress wants to invest more in infrastructure. But how are they going to pay for it? (Washington Post)
Lyft is going back to the future with e-scooter docking stations — a bid to clean up the streets that other companies are being blamed for ruining. Lyft is new to e-scooters. (Fast Company) Meanwhile, the L.A. Times is the latest news outlet to point out that Lyft is unprofitable and doesn't really have a plan to make money.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has a Vision Zero plan that includes lowering speed limits and other new rules to protect cyclists and school-bus riders and fight distracted driving. (WCVB)
In Philadelphia, Mayor Jim Kenney is proposing spending $200 million to repave pothole-ridden city streets, and another $14 million on Vision Zero improvements. (Voice)
Duke University has rejected GoTriangle's offer to engage in more talks on the Durham-Orange, N.C. light rail line the university opposes. (WRAL)
JUMP bike-share, previously limited to the city core, is going citywide in Seattle. But don't leave the bikes outside the service area, or you'll face a $25 fine. (KIRO)
A Baltimore apartment developer is promoting car-free living by giving every renter a free bike. (Sun)
Closing central Madrid to cars led to a nearly 10-percent increase in retail spending. (Forbes)
It's "pedestrian enforcement week" in Michigan, so police will be wasting their time ticketing people walking instead of the drivers who run them over. (Detroit Free Press)
A study says Cincinnati has "top-notch infrastructure," and the Enquirer responds, "Huh?"
This week we’re joined by Bob Searns to talk about his new book and grand ideas for walking trails that circle whole regions and more local routes that make up a new mode of green infrastructure in cities.