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Tuesday’s Headlines Are Complete

12:00 AM EST on March 8, 2022

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    • A new Federal Highway Administration report outlines how it will implement Complete Streets regulations. (Transportation Today, Streetsblog USA)
    • Historically, the transportation secretary has little authority to reject state highway projects as long as they comply with federal law. (Eno Center for Transportation)
    • Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg visited Wilmington to award Delaware $186 million in infrastructure funds for transit (Delaware Online). Meanwhile, the D.C. Metro will receive an additional $120 million in pandemic relief (Washington Post) and Hampton Roads, Virginia, will receive $52 million (WTKR).
    • A proposed Chicago ordinance would set a minimum wage for Uber and Lyft drivers. (Tribune)
    • Colorado is working to transition to electric medium- and heavy-duty trucks, which are responsible for 22 percent of greenhouse gas emissions. (Denver Post)
    • The City of Atlanta is redoubling its Vision Zero efforts after six people died in two car crashes just hours apart. (11 Alive)
    • Will South DeKalb in metro Atlanta ever get a long-promised rail line? (Decaturish)
    • Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb is removing concrete barriers that have been blocking buses from moving through Public Square. (Ideastream)
    • Santa Ana, California, will spend $1.5 million to help downtown businesses impacted by streetcar construction. (Voice of OC)
    • Florida police are looking for a man who punched a disabled veteran for parking in a handicapped space. (ABC 7)
    • After seeing a driver kill a cyclist crossing the street, an Indianapolis bus driver is spending his own money to buy bike lights for passengers. (WTHR)
    • East Dallas is working to save a historic streetcar stranded in an abandoned warehouse. (Dallas Morning News)
    • Seattle-based Microsoft is funding 235 affordable housing units in the Bellevue transit district. (The Urbanist)

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