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  • Cities should establish a Department of Sidewalks to make sure these important public spaces are maintained and to resolve conflicts like those between the handicapped and outdoor diners. (Slate)
  • A bill introduced by New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand would help transit agencies prepare for severe weather. (CBS News)
  • City Lab interviews urban planner Veronica Davis, whose book "Inclusive Transportation" is about undoing the damage of urban highways and other transportation investments.
  • Tips for how to deal with bikelash. (Momentum Mag)
  • How one CNET writer got bike-pilled online.
  • A California agency is about to fully legalize driverless taxis in the Bay Area, despite widespread concerns that they're not ready for prime time. (The Verge)
  • Data gathered by Waymo cars indicates that San Francisco drivers are speeding 33 percent of the time. (Government Technology)
  • The Utah DOT wants to build the world's longest gondola in a canyon near Salt Lake City, despite a price tag of over $1 billion and a cheaper alternative in buses. (Deseret News)
  • Halfway through the year, drivers have killed 114 people in Las Vegas. (Fox 5)
  • Kansas City is expanding its on-demand transit service, but it could come at the expense of fixed-route buses. (KCUR)
  • A proposed law in Arlington would require drivers to stop for longer at crosswalks. (ARLnow)
  • A Philadelphia nonprofit is helping shepherd residents through the complex process of getting a parklet approved. (Billy Penn)
  • The Times-Picayune has a guide for riding the New Orleans Streetcar.
  • The Twin Cities Beyhive will have plenty of transportation options, as Metro Transit is extending service for an upcoming Beyonce concert (WCCO).
  • Paris is set to introduce a plan to charge more for parking based on the size and weight of the vehicle. (The Guardian)

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