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    • Bikes might be in short supply due to supply chain problems, but cars are in even shorter supply. If you've ever considering going car-free, this is  still is a good time. Sell that used car and get a bike. (Outside)
    • The desire for wider, cleaner streets has its roots in Dickensian London, but the reality is that streets will never be cleaner as long as they keep getting wider. (Undark)
    • Momentum's top stories of 2021 cover how to buy a used bike and how to bike with a dog, among other topics.
    • Sound Transit's Federal Way line between Seattle and Tacoma is now halfway done. (News Tribune)
    • Florida and Tampa area officials have deferred to drivers at every step of a proposed bus rapid transit line, and they're set to do so again. (Tampa Bay Times)
    • Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin's pledge to cut gas taxes could endanger plans to expand Northern Virginia transit. (Inside NoVa)
    • Connecticut residents are starting to feel the effects of climate change, but the state government is slow to respond. (Hartford Courrant)
    • In Savannah, where drivers often hit pedestrians in the historic district, an alderman is pushing for Vision Zero. (WTOC)
    • An Arkansas regional transit board has decided to give more weight to urban areas. (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)
    • An underground parking garage collapsed at a Cleveland apartment complex. (News 19)

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