Tuesday’s Headlines to Nowhere

Photo:  Dongho Chang
Photo: Dongho Chang
  • Cities built hundreds of miles of bike lanes during the pandemic, but many of those patchwork lanes abruptly end, frustrating riders. (Wall Street Journal)
  • Better transit could help renters avoid eviction: Research shows that the farther a person who’s served with an eviction notice lives from the courthouse, the less likely they are to show up for their hearing. (City Lab)
  • In his first column for Outside, “Parks & Rec” star Nick Offerman recalls being bullied by motorists during bike commutes.
  • Oregon’s land use commission approved the largest rollback of parking mandates in U.S. history. (Sightline)
  • Chicago has expanded its incentive program for developers to build housing near transit lines. (Block Club)
  • New York City drivers already think they own the streets, and now they want their own dedicated parking permits, too. (NY Post)
  • Massachusetts lawmakers are studying congestion pricing. (Boston Globe)
  • Most jobs in San Diego are inaccessible by transit. (Voice of San Diego)
  • Miami Beach is experimenting with “noise cameras” to ticket drivers in cars with loud mufflers or who are blaring music. (Smart Cities Dive)
  • A new Vision Zero report from Montgomery County, Maryland, identifies high-risk corridors and intersections. (WTOP)
  • Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has signed off on a road diet for 11th Street. (Houston Press)
  • Chinese bike-share Ofo announced it’s pulling out of Dallas, but for now, the bikes are still on the streets. (Dallas Observer)
  • Pete Buttigieg secretly loves interstates. (The Onion)