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Thursday’s Headlines Are Built for Speed

12:01 AM EDT on July 1, 2021

    • Many U.S. cities would love to lower speed limits, but they're hampered by federal guidelines. (Reuters)
    • Transportation for America breaks down what we know and don't know about the bipartisan infrastructure deal.
    • Take this with a blade of grass, but according to a lawn-care company, San Francisco is the nation's most bike-friendly city. (Forbes)
    • 'Murica! Day-drinking on the Fourth of July makes it the deadliest holiday of the year on U.S. roads. (Daily Caller)
    • Greyhound is closing bus stations and forcing riders to wait for buses outside in the hot sun in places like Charlottesville. (Tomorrow)
    • The Oklahoma City streetcar is more about spurring development than actually transporting people. (Oklahoman)
    • Austin's Cap Metro is making strides toward zero emissions. (Monitor)
    • A perception that transit is not safe seems to be hindering efforts to rebuild ridership in the Twin Cities. (KSTP)
    • Light rail expansion in Charlotte keeps getting pushed back, so it's also getting more expensive. (WSOC)
    • California's Valley Transit received $20 million from the state to help recover from the recent mass shooting at a rail yard. (San Jose Spotlight)
    • A landmark settlement means Uber drivers in Seattle will receive sick pay. (Emerald)
    • Nashville is taking public input on a Vision Zero plan. (News Channel 5)
    • An RV rental company ranks Dallas as the most dangerous city for driving. (D Magazine)
    • The D.C. DOT is inviting artists to paint intersections. (Greater Greater Washington)
    • In bike-centric countries like the Netherlands, drivers are the ones who stop for bikes. (Fast Company)

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