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In the waning days of the Obama Administration, the U.S. Department of Transportation saw reason to investigate the civil rights implications of a decision to cancel funding for the Baltimore Red Line light rail project.
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June 29, 2017, 2pm PDT
With a new wave of transit and active transportation investment coming to Atlanta, thanks to two new sales taxes, advocates are mobilizing to ensure that the investments won't leave low-income residents behind. It's a concept worth considering.
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June 5, 2017, 5am PDT
The city of Atlanta recently gained a windfall of transit funding revenue in the form of a half-cent sales tax. The question now becomes whether the city can maximize the $2.5 billion investment.
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May 14, 2017, 7am PDT
Two New York city councilmembers are hoping to entice more residents to buy electric cars by offering free parking for the electric vehicles on Saturdays. Not so fast, says an op-ed for Streetsblog USA.
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April 12, 2017, 8am PDT
It's every Shoupista's favorite day of the year.
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April 11, 2017, 10am PDT
Gondolas seem to find their way into the public transit investment conversation again and again over the years, taking up space and air that could be devoted to more substantive issues of investment, maintenance, and operation.
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April 4, 2017, 6am PDT
Streetsblog tells the story of how a Toledo resident got involved in complete streets activism in her community.
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March 18, 2017, 1pm PDT
Streetsblog is at it again with its annual "Parking Madness" tournament.
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March 16, 2017, 11am PDT
Transit advocates should be concerned about the cuts proposed by the Trump Administration's early budget draft.
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February 27, 2017, 9am PST
A new study explores how the built environment influences vehicle miles traveled.
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February 5, 2017, 5am PST
The infamous cancellation of the Red Line, a decision made by Gov. Larry Hogan shortly after he took office, is a high-profile example of how the state's transportation decisions are short-changing people of color.
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February 2, 2017, 5am PST
The Congress for New Urbanism has released the latest Freeways Without Futures list, updating a list we last saw in 2014.
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January 12, 2017, 7am PST
While that headline might seem obvious, how many well-located, pleasant bus stops are you aware of?
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January 8, 2017, 11am PST
The Transportation Alternatives program is designed to give states power over federal transportation funding for pedestrian and bike infrastructure projects. A loophole is defeating that purpose, however.
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January 4, 2017, 5am PST
Streetsblog USA has announced their 2016 Streetsies Awards.
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December 30, 2016, 2pm PST
A day to look forward to every year: Streetsblog's Best Urban Street Transformation award. Congratulations to all nominated.
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December 5, 2016, 1pm PST
Diagonal crossings can be the most dangerous for pedestrians and bikers, the "peanutabout" could protect bikers and drivers alike.
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November 15, 2016, 12pm PST
Angie Schmitt sees encouraging signs of a change of perspective in some state DOTs, which seem to be following the national lead of Vision Zero Campaign.
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November 9, 2016, 6am PST
Commercial vehicles, and heavy trucks in particular, cause a disproportionate number of pedestrian and cyclist fatalities, London Mayor Sadiq Khan is proposing to ban the most dangerous trucks from entering the city.
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October 27, 2016, 1pm PDT
Involving four counties and $4.6 billion, the measure proposes a system that could put a million residents (and a million jobs) within a quarter mile of transit.
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