Today’s Headlines

  • All urban planners should be asked: Would you let your child bicycle here? (Guardian)
  • Report: Biking to work reduces risk of heart disease, cancer, early death (Harvard Health Publication)
  • Cyclist writes his own obituary (OutsideOnline)
  • What happened to the bicycle movement of the 1970s? (Guardian)
  • National transit “rodeo” tests operator skills: BART, SCVTA, LA Metro win competitions (Mass Transit)
  • US Senate outlines autonomous vehicle legislation (The Hill)
    • CA bill considers requiring autonomous vehicles to be electric (NGT News)
  • Maybe just telling drivers how much their trips cost could get them to drive less (Medium)
  • Stanford cut its drive-alone rate by 22 percent since 2000 (Mobility Lab)
  • Sacramento announces electric car-share program for low-income drivers (Policy in Motion)
  • Empty words: Baltimore mayor announces plans to rip out a cycletrack, then endorses Paris accord (Systemic Failure alright)
  • Cities back Paris accord but don’t back it up with money (Climate Home)

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