Bike commuters arrive at work happier than those who drive or take the bus, according to an obvious University of Minnesota study. (Minneapolis Star-Tribune)
Most Uber rides are trips that would otherwise be made by transit, bike or on foot. (NBC News)
Thousands of Uber and Lyft drivers are planning to go on strike in Boston, Chicago, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. on May 8 to protest low pay. (CBS News)
In L.A, Vision Zero is really Vision 242. That's how many people drivers killed last year, down just 1.6 percent from 2017. L.A. has made progress — like its first two-way bike lane (KCAL) — but will have to step it up to meet the goal of no traffic deaths by 2025. (L.A. Times)
Pennsylvania has been diverting $4.2 billion in gas taxes meant for road and bridge repair to pay police, according to a state auditor. (Tribune-Democrat)
Nashville is close to $300-million deal to lease on-street parking to a private company for 30 years (Tennessean). Perhaps city officials should ask Atlanta or Chicago how that worked out.
Philadelphia is starting a dockless bike-share pilot program and expanding its e-bike fleet (Philly Mag). Meanwhile, HOPR, formerly Juice Bike Share, is bringing 250 rental bikes to Orlando (Sentinel).
Washington, D.C. residents are raising money to bury a woman who was killed by a driver while walking to the store. (DCist)
Massachusetts's South Coast rail project has been pushed back a year. (Construction Dive)
Cycle counters in the UK prove that if you build bike infrastructure, they will come. (Guardian)
Corpus Christi, Texas, has bike lanes — but no law against drivers parking in them. (KZTV)
And, finally, here's why all money should travel by bike. (NY Daily News)
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.
“No one alive today is necessarily responsible for the origins of the [transportation] inequities that we inherited. But everybody who was alive today and in a position of responsibility, is accountable for what we do about it. That's why we're here.”