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Monday’s Headlines to Start Your Week Right

12:01 AM EDT on September 14, 2020

    • Joe Biden will tackle climate change if he's elected president, while Donald Trump plans to spend his second term lifting as many regulations on the oil and gas industry as possible. (Reuters)
    • Members of the public who serve on a U.K. climate assembly want to ban SUVs and tax frequent flyers. (The Guardian)
    • The American Public Transportation Association released a unified set of COVID-19 safety guidelines in hopes of enticing riders back onto buses and trains. (Smart Cities Dive)
    • Cities and states are reopening, but most Americans are still traveling less than they did before the pandemic began. (Bloomberg)
    • Reminder: Filling out a Census form will help your city get more transit funding. (Philadelphia Tribune)
    • Baltimore residents are still mad at Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan for killing the Red Line five years ago. (Sun)
    • Two federal grants totaling $49 million will fund multi-use paths, bike lanes, traffic calming and Complete Streets improvement in Tampa. (Tampa Bay Times)
    • Remember taxis? They're still around, and they're ready to take you places if Uber and Lyft bail on California. (San Francisco Chronicle)
    • Southern California's bike infrastructure is so bad that some people ride on the freeway. (Orange County Register)
    • Just days after rolling out a new fleet, Portland's Biketown bike-share suspended service due to hazardous air quality. (Willamette Week)
    • The city councilwoman who led the fight to spike the streetcar in Arlington, Virginia says she has no regrets as she runs for re-election. (Inside NOVA)
    • The Nashville City Council will vote Tuesday on sidewalk and parking-lot dining. (WZTV)
    • San Antonio is seeking public input on where to build new bike lanes. (Express-News)
    • Bay Area Rapid Transit is looking for ideas on what to do with old train cars. (CBS San Francisco)

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