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Wednesday’s Headlines

3:45 AM EDT on July 3, 2019

    • Uber is integrating JUMP bikes and scooters, plus Lime scooters, into its app, starting in Atlanta and San Diego. (Tech Crunch)
    • Jalopnik is crowdsourcing an investigation into Uber and Lyft surge pricing.
    • Train lines in New York, Tokyo, Paris and Brazil are among the busiest in the world, according to Google. (CNN)
    • StreetsblogNYC Editor Gersh Kuntzman calls NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio's announcement that NYPD will crack down on reckless drivers after a spate of cyclist deaths "laughable," considering that cops often blame victims and routinely block bike lanes themselves.
    • With bike shares booming and 50 miles of bikeways coming by the end of the year, is Houston on its way to becoming a cycling city? (Chronicle)
    • Some Colorado transit advocates think bus rapid transit might be a better use of money than a $1.5-billion rail line. (CPR)
    • Two weeks after Mayor David Briley's transit budget cuts were approved, the Nashville transit union has endorsed Briley's opponent in the upcoming election, John Ray Clemmons. (Tennessean)
    • Pittsburgh Mayor “Bike Lane Billy” Peduto is expected to release a master plan for bicycle infrastructure by the end of the year. (Post-Gazette)
    • Ride the bus downtown for free for Tampa's Fourth of July fireworks show. (Creative Loafing)
    • Cincinnati has launched a Vision Zero website to take input from the public on pedestrian safety. (WCPO)
    • An economics professor is worried Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s proposed gas tax increase might be diverted to mass transit — like that would be a bad thing. (Detroit News)
    • New York-based artist Jake Berman created a cool map of Washington, D.C.’s 19th century horse-drawn streetcar routes. (Greater Greater Washington)

Enjoy these headlines because we're off tomorrow to honor America. We'll return on Friday.

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