Tuesday’s Headlines – Streetsblog USA

Tuesday’s Headlines – Streetsblog USA


  • Former transportation secretary Ray LaHood predicts that Congress will transfer ahead on a bipartisan transit funding invoice (Axios). And simply in time for the D.C. Metro, which is dropping $2 million a day and contemplating critical cuts only a week after restoring practically full service (Washington Post).
  • The survival of personal bus corporations that carry 10 million kids to highschool is threatened by the pandemic, which has many college students studying from residence. They’ve been not noted of federal aid packages and are asking for $10 billion in emergency support. (New York Times)
  • Uber says will probably be extra clear about security data on self-driving vehicles after the Nationwide Transportation Security Board partially blamed the corporate for a 2018 crash in Tempe that killed a lady crossing the road. (Bloomberg Law)
  • Individuals are nervous about autonomous autos however are keen to offer them a attempt. (Mobility Lab)
  • Regardless of the assorted and varied “infrastructure weeks,” President Trump’s promise to take a position $1 trillion by no means got here to fruition. (NBC News)
  • Delays on the Gateway tunnel challenge beneath the Hudson River have raised the price by $275 million. (New Jersey Herald)
  • The dearth of gridlock on San Diego freeways regardless of extra individuals getting again of their vehicles reveals that, in regular instances, placing simply 10 % of drivers on public transit might prolong street capability for 100 years. (Pacific)
  • A brand new transportation authority in central Virginia will construct bus fast transit and pedestrian and bike infrastructure, and likewise, sadly, widen roads utilizing new sources of tax income. (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
  • A Cleveland metropolis council proposal would exchange its present Full Streets ordinance with one with extra enamel. (News 5)
  • Sacramento will reveal plans Wednesday for a brand new multimodal transit hub downtown. (KCRA)
  • Kansas Metropolis will cease placing individuals in jail for unpaid parking tickets. (KTVO)
  • All the things’s larger in Texas, together with the freeway interchanges. One in Houston is similar measurement as Siena, Italy, which has a inhabitants of 30,00zero residents (Texas Monthly). The article additionally has some attention-grabbing data about how the Chilly Battle influenced sprawl.

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