Skip to Content
Streetsblog USA home
Log In
Today's Headlines

Thursday’s Headlines

12:01 AM EDT on March 14, 2019

    • President Trump's proposed budget includes $200 million for infrastructure, but leaves the details up to Congress. (MarketWatch) While road-pavers argue that investment pays for itself (The Hill), another shutdown showdown looms. (Politico) Meanwhile, with Washington in gridlock, states are saying they'll do it themselves. (Crain's)
    • The Streets for All Coalition, whose formation was announced at South by Southwest this week, will advocate for "improved mobility, equitable access and reduced car dependence in communities everywhere." (Smart Cities Dive)
    • In Austin, Tex., semi-dockless e-scooters are hitting the sweet spot between order and less order. (City Lab)
    • Complete Streets projects are in jeopardy in Atlanta because of a funding shortfall. What are the city's priorities? (Curbed)
    • Over 70 percent of San Francisco's cyclist and pedestrian deaths happen on just 12 percent of streets. (Chronicle)
    • Drivers killed fewer people in Seattle last year than 2017, but more than half of the people killed were on foot. (Seattle Times)
    • In Washington, D.C., Capital Bikeshare users are getting frustrated with glitches that left some riders unable to check out or return bikes. (Post)
    • Can we call it buslash? Indianapolis residents are freaking out about a new bus rapid transit line. (WISH, WTHR)
    • Baton Rouge's bike-share system will start up in May with 500 bikes at 50 locations. (The Advocate)
    • Atlanta urbanist Darin Givens has seen the future of transportation, and it is the wienermobile. (Twitter)

Stay in touch

Sign up for our free newsletter

More from Streetsblog USA

Friday’s Headlines Don’t Feel the Need for Speed

Tell me again, which constitutional amendment is it that gives people the right to drive as fast as they want?

December 1, 2023

Komanoff: IMHO, TMRB is A-OK

Here’s what’s to like about the Traffic Mobility Review Board's central business district toll recommendations. It's a lot!

December 1, 2023

Talking Headways Podcast: The Sexy World of Bus Speeds

When you start to add up the numbers, you can see why agency leaders would be interesting in finding ways to reduce those costs.

November 30, 2023

Thursday’s Headlines See Daylight

Daylighting, or removing parking near intersections, is an often overlooked way to improve pedestrian safety.

November 30, 2023

Why So Many U.S. Drivers Think Speeding Is Perfectly Safe

Do Americans hit lethal speeds because they're in a rush, or because they have no idea that they're increasing their chances of death with every tick of the odometer?

November 30, 2023
See all posts