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Tuesday’s Headlines Got Pulled Over

    • Police are much more likely to stop Black drivers, and USA Today is calling for reform.
    • Surface transportation bills Congress is working on must boost funding for transit, prioritize climate change, encourage shifting to zero-emissions vehicles, undo the damage done by urban freeways and make streets safer. (Natural Resources Defense Council)
    • Cities from Stockholm (the 1-minute city) to Turin (the 1,000-minute city) are aping Paris' concept of the 15-minute city, with twists. (Pop Up Cities)
    • Uber and Lyft are testing language and polling Massachusetts voters on whether they'd support a Prop 22- style labor law. (Boston Globe)
    • Austin has released plans for two underground light-rail lines. (KUT)
    • Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed a transportation bill that includes $200 million for roads and bridges $75 million for transit. (WWLP)
    • Colorado officials approved $238 million in transit funding for freeways, bus service and mobility hubs. (NBC 11)
    • The Ohio DOT has produced its first-ever walking and biking plan. Now the question is whether the state will actually implement it. (Columbus Underground)
    • San Francisco has scaled back plans to make over Market Street. (Examiner)
    • Portland is finally following through on reconfiguring deadly Division Street. (Bike Portland)
    • In Philadelphia, design firms are pitching plans to make Ben Franklin Parkway more park-like. (WHYY)
    • High demand for bikes in Minneapolis shows no signs of slowing down. (MinnPost)

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