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Wednesday’s Headlines Have Been Working on the Railroad

12:00 AM EDT on October 12, 2022

    • After one union rejected a White House-brokered deal (CNN), the threat of a railroad strike is back (New York Times).
    • Federal funding now provides a unique opportunity to build out infrastructure for non-car transportation. (Smart Cities Dive)
    • San Francisco's empty train cars don't bode well for transit ridership recovery in the rest of the country. (Bloomberg)
    • Houston has a law requiring drivers to give cyclists three feet of space, but police aren't enforcing it. (Chronicle)
    • Connecticut is considering a vehicle-miles tax to fund roads as gas-tax revenue shrinks. (Mirror)
    • Saudi Arabia cutting oil production is more than making up for Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis cutting gas taxes (Orlando Sentinel). Who would've thunk it?
    • Free transit passes for Philadelphia workers could be the key to saving SEPTA. (Citizen)
    • Denver cycling advocates are pitching plans for a low-stress bike network. (Westword)
    • Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson wants more help from the state in curbing reckless driving. (WTMJ)
    • Nashville is rolling out 75 dockless e-bikes. (Tennessean)
    • A new bike-share program launched in Harrisburg. (WGAL)
    • Ann Arbor's State Street is now curbless. (MLive)
    • Superblocks may one day make it safe for kids to play outside again. (City Monitor)
    • Neither snow, nor sleet shall stop Helsinki from eliminating car crashes. (City Lab)
    • Men are from cars, women are from Venus. (Politico)

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