Today’s Headlines

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  • Transit Really Does Make Neighborhoods More Affordable (CityLab)
  • St. Louis Puts Off Study of Potential MetroLink Expansions (Post-Dispatch)
  • In DC, Dockless Bike-Share More Likely Than CaBi to Be Used By Women and People of Color (WaPo)
  • Bikelash Hits Norfolk as Neighbors Divide Over New Bike Lane (WAVY)
  • Charleston Bridge Closure a Chance for Smarter Transpo Planning (Post and Courier)
  • Tampa Utility Moves Poles Out of Sidewalks and Bike Lanes (Tampa Bay Times)
  • Bus Ridership Up 25 Percent in Bismark, SD (KFGO)
  • Work on Indianapolis BRT Started Monday (WRTV)
  • The Economist Praises France’s Decision to Lower Speed Limits and Save Lives

Today’s Headlines

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  • FTA Gives States Hit by Hurricanes $277 Million to Rebuild Transit Systems (RT&S)
  • Court Rules Uber and Lyft Should Release Passenger Data to City (Seattle Times)
  • Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging KC Streetcar Vote (Biz Journal)
  • The Case for Traffic Signals That Give Buses Priority (City Lab)
  • Driver Challenges Legality of Baltimore Bus Lanes (WBAL)
  • Business Group Slams Seattle Mayor for Installing Bike Lanes (KTTH)
  • Drivers Hit Seven Cyclists in Charlotte Last Week, Prompting Calls for Safer Streets (WSOC)
  • Norfolk Light Rail Hits 10 Million Passengers in Seventh Year (Virginian-Pilot)

Today’s Headlines

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  • Donald Shoup on Housing, Uber, Why Drivers Are Irrational About Parking (CityLab)
  • Detroit Business Leaders Continue Push for Regional Transit Plan (Detroit News)
  • Attempt to Kill Transit Could Also Kill NC’s Chances at Apple, Amazon (WRAL)
  • Why Build a New Ramp to a Clogged Freeway? (Curbed)
  • Here Are All the Projects That Didn’t Make the MARTA Expansion List (AJC)
  • Pittsburgh Port Authority Will Overhaul Light Rail Cars This Fall (Post-Gazette)
  • Cincinnati Creates Streetcar’s “One Neck to Choke” (WCPO)
  • Knoxville’s Broadway Going on a Road Diet (WBIR)
  • Bike Snob Wants to Shoot Elon Musk Into Space (Outside)

Talking Headways Podcast: A Shift in the Short Trip

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Please welcome back to the podcast Shared Use Mobility Center Executive Director Sharon Feigon. In this episode, Sharon discusses the newest trends in shared mobility, including scooters and e-bikes. We talk about whether the animosity toward ride-hailing has waned, the issues that cities and transportation companies are coming across as they try to create mobility platforms, and whether car-share usage is declining due to more options in the market.

Today’s Headlines

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  • North Carolina Budget Effectively Kills All Future Light Rail (Indy Week, Observer)
  • With Ridership Down, AJC Asks Atlantans Why They Stopped Using MARTA
  • Albuquerque BRT’s Latest Setback: Buses’ Battery Life (KOAT)
  • Pittsburgh Construction Is a Headache for Cyclists (WESA)
  • Hawaii’s Next Governor Will Play Bigger Role in Honolulu Transit (Civil Beat)
  • Bike-Share and Transit Both Have a Place in St. Louis (Post-Dispatch)
  • Montpelier, VT, Breaks Ground on New Transit Center (VT Digger)
  • Portland College Adds Sidewalk Barriers After Driver Injures Pedestrians (KATU)
  • Canadian Startup Rents Out Enclosed “Velomobiles” for Rainy Climates (Mobility Lab)

Today’s Headlines

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  • Massachusetts Budget Includes More Funding for Transit (WAMC 1, 2)
  • Chapel Hill-Durham Light Rail Route May Lose Funding (WRAL)
  • Henry County Leaders Hope for Transit Expansion South of Atlanta (Herald)
  • DC Metro’s Ban on Paying Fares With Cash Has Some Riders Worried (WTOP)
  • Suburban Kansas City Residents Fight for Trees Instead of a Road Widening (Star)
  • Uber and Lyft Oppose Baton Rouge Ride-Hailing Regs (Advocate)
  • Not Everyone Wants Google to Make Toronto a “Smart City” (Digital Journal)
  • Maglev Trains Make More Sense Than Ever (The Guardian)
  • Twitter Rant About the Media Makes Elon Musk a Hero to Anti-Semites (Jalopnik)
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