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Tuesday’s Headlines Are Transit-Oriented

David Wilson |

A transit-oriented development in Plano, Texas.

    • The Department of Housing and Urban Development is offering grants to plan transit-oriented development, just like the USDOT. (Route Fifty)
    • Tesla is recalling over 360,000 vehicles due to what the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration calls the "crash risk" associated with its misleadingly named "Full Self-Driving" software. (The Verge)
    • The pandemic has made inequality on the D.C. Metro worse, with white and Asian communities receiving better service, while Black and Hispanic people remain more likely to rely on transit. (Transit Center)
    • With only a year left before its self-imposed deadline, San Francisco isn't anywhere near achieving Vision Zero. Drivers killed 37 people there in 2022 — the most since the program began in 2014 — including 19 pedestrians. (The Frisc)
    • Two people in two months have died after falling or jumping off of parking garages at Disneyland. (Deadline)
    • An underground "impediment" could further delay Southwest light rail construction in Minneapolis. (Star Tribune)
    • Providence received a $27 million federal grant to finish a network of urban trails, but Mayor Brett Smiley still won't commit to moving ahead with his predecessor's project. (Business Journal)
    • Berkeley will give away 50 e-bikes to low-income residents this spring. (Berkeleyside)
    • Vancouver's decision to remove a protected bike lane sparked the revival of Critical Mass. (Daily Hive)
    • The Welsh government halted or changed most of more than 50 planned road projects after subjecting them to review for their impact on climate change. (The Guardian)
    • Think cargo bikes aren't up to the task? Here's how two New Zealand residents used them to move all of their household belongings. (The Spinoff)

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