Today’s Headlines

  • Modesto’s bike lanes nominated for a Strong Towns “strongest infrastructure project”
  • That’s fair: bicycle riders should pay their share (Streets.mn)
  • Will bicycles ever get the infrastructure they need in L.A.? (KPCC)
  • How not to improve walkability measures (City Observatory)
  • Rethinking U.S. transportation policy to fight global warming (Frontier Group)
  • Some policy questions around self-driving cars (The Transport Politic)
  • Guarding cars from hackers (SFGate)
  • How self-driving cars might transform your city (Wired)
  • Bloomberg thinks that super-cheap driverless taxis could kick mass transit to the curb

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