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Give to Streetsblog and You Could Win This Spiffy Tern Folding Bike

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If you’re reading this post, chances are you care deeply about creating safe, sustainable, and equitable streets. As we look toward 2016, Streetsblog is calling on our most important supporters — our readers! — to sustain our work covering the movement for streets and transportation systems where people take precedence over cars. Your tax-deductible donation will support reporting that holds policy-makers accountable and […]

Transit Union Slams DRIVE Act

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Yesterday, the Senate passed both a three-month transportation extension and a six-year reauthorization bill (albeit with three years of funding), which the Senate hopes to workshop with the House in the fall. The bill’s name itself — the DRIVE Act — raised the hackles of transit advocates. Looking deeper, it seems those advocates have more […]

Today’s Headlines

Taxes Have Proved the Sticking Point for Transpo Bill (The Hill) DC Metro Gets $150M in Senate Bill (WaPo) Google Will Help Pinpoint Every Rail Crossing in America (NYT) Will Anthony Foxx Make a Senate Run? (The Hill) Not Relying on Feds, NC Plans for Controversial Privately Run Tolls (Bloomberg) Oregon Governor Pulls Plug on Gas Tax […]

See You in September — I’m on Maternity Leave!

Greetings loyal readers. This is a friendly public service announcement to let you know that I will be on maternity leave for 12 weeks beginning tomorrow. I’ll be back to a somewhat regular schedule, hopefully still able to form complete sentences, when September rolls around. In the meantime, we’re very lucky to have veteran Streetsblog USA editor Tanya Snyder filling […]