Thursday’s Headlines Are Built for Speed

  • 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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