Recent Streetsblog USA posts about promote

Friday’s Headlines

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Lack of investment by the federal government is causing America’s public transportation system to fall into disrepair. (Smart Cities Dive) Driverless cars won’t save Uber and Lyft. (MarketWatch) It seems like common sense, but new research suggests that easier access to transit will lure drivers away from their cars. (Bloomberg) The California beach cruiser helped […]

Thursday’s Headlines

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E-bikes are supplanting traditional bikes in cities all over the country. (U.S. News & World Report) Thanks in part to gas-powered cars, breathing city air can be as unhealthy as smoking. (Fast Company) Houston will ask voters in November to let the city borrow $3.5 billion to extend light rail lines and build bus rapid […]

Wednesday’s Headlines

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Several automakers are investing in e-bikes and e-scooters, betting that they — not cars — are the future of urban transportation. (Business Insider) Infrastructure is expensive in the U.S., but that’s not necessarily a bad thing, because if it were cheaper, governments would build more and wider roads. (Strong Towns) Light rail opponents’ claims about […]

Tuesday’s Headlines

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Lyft says ride-hailing apps are replacing personal car ownership, but the evidence is mixed at best. (The Street) City Lab and the Arizona Mirror delve into the effort — guided by both corporate dark money and the misguided notion that road diets hurt small business — to halt light-rail expansion in Phoenix. Streetsblog covered last […]