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Thursday’s Headlines

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The national epidemic of pedestrian deaths β€” up 50 percent in the past 10 years to over 6,000 last year β€” is one of the few issues drawing bipartisan concern in Washington, D.C. A Senate bill would boost funding for sidewalks, bike paths and bike lanes, while in the House, lawmakers are looking at separated […]

Wednesday’s Headlines

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The National Transportation Safety Board voted against staff to recommend mandatory helmet laws in all 50 states. (Streetsblog NYC) And in other NTSB news, the panel revealed that the software inside the self-driving Uber that killed an Arizona woman last year was not designed to detect pedestrians outside of a crosswalk. (Wired) A new Uber […]

Tuesday’s Headlines

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It’s election day! Yes, it sounds strange, but in this case, a vote to cut transit funding will actually mean more money for buses. Cincinnati voters will decide today on Issue 22, which would roll back an income tax for transit. But it will only take effect if voters approve an even larger sales tax […]