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Tuesday’s Headlines from Around Our Land

    • Better bus service is an often-overlooked climate change solution. (Yale Climate Connections)
    • Uber’s push to go emissions-free by 2040 will require a whole new, more efficient electric grid to succeed. (Quartz)
    • Traffic stops in Minneapolis are down 80 percent since George Floyd's death at the hands of a police officer, but the department is still pulling over a disproportionate number of Black drivers. (Bloomberg)
    • A Georgia sheriff's deputy beat and choked a Black passenger who was riding in a Lyft that the deputy pulled over for a broken taillight. The deputy has been fired. (ABC News)
    • Philadelphia Magazine reimagines the City of Brotherly Love as an urbanist's paradise, with cars banned from the center of town, a train on deadly Roosevelt Boulevard, sunken expressways, and cheaper and more frequent transit.
    • In the wake of ridership plummeting during the pandemic, Jacksonville is pivoting from fixed-route bus service to on-demand shuttles, while Miami is offering ride-hailing vouchers. (South Florida Reporter)
    • Five workers were injured when an Atlanta parking deck collapsed for the second time. (11 Alive)
    • With Baltimore transit once again on the chopping block, the Sun revisits how drivers killed off the streetcar system in the 1960s.
    • Washington, D.C.’s streetcar and circulator will return to normal service on Sunday. (DCist)
    • Portland’s new electric bike-share bikes have arrived, and BikePortland gives them two thumbs up.
    • Uber is back in court this week trying to keep London from revoking its license. (Business Insider)
    • Tokyo is making creative use of the space underneath its elevated railways. (City Lab)
    • The British city of Leeds is offering residents free e-bikes for two weeks in an effort to get them out of their cars. (CNBC)

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