Today’s Headlines

  • Traffic Deaths Are Skyrocketing, Especially in Southern States (Washington Post)
  • Lack of Car-Free Transportation Options Makes Louisiana Floods Even More Devastating (The Advocate)
  • Mississippi Lobbyists Push to Spend More on Roads (Tupelo Daily Journal)
  • Atlanta’s New Reversible Express Lanes Will Cost Up to $14 to Use (WSB)
  • Columbus, GA Residents Talk Second Avenue Sidewalks (WRBL)
  • Miami Dolphins Reserve Pickup Zone, Tailgate Area for Uber Riders (Sun Sentinel)
  • Transportation Issues at Stake in Tampa Elections Today (Tampa Bay Business Journal)
  • NCDOT Won’t Do Anything About Dangerous Wilmington Crosswalk (WECT)
  • Here Are the Projects Asheville’s Bond Referendum Would Fund (Mountain XPress)
  • Virginia Tech Is Planning a Testing Ground for Drones and Self-Driving Cars (Roanoke Times)
  • Kentucky’s Car Dependence Is Hurting Health, Economy (KyForward)
  • After Memphis Woman Asks for Guardrail, Drunk Driver Hits Her House (WBBJ)

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Good Luck Paying for Sustainable Transport, TN DOT Commissioner Tells Nashville (Nashville Biz Journal) Looks Like NOLA Is Serious About Safer Streets (Times-Picayune) Miami-Dade MPO Considers Expanding Metrorail With Street-Level Tracks (Miami Herald) Tampa Chamber Proclaims Elevated Highway the Future of Regional Transportation (Tampa Bay Times) Cape Coral Hosts Southwest Florida Transportation Summit (News-Press) Atlanta Gets $500,000 Grant to Plan Streetcar […]

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Georgia Pols — Dems and Republicans — Are Bullish on MARTA Expansion (AJC) GA House Transpo Chair: Too Soon to Make Changes to Transportation Tax (Gainesville Times) MARTA Program May Use Art to Update Appearance of Stations (ATL Biz Chronicle) Durham Entrepreneur to Unveil Autonomous, Solar Powered Bike-Car Hybrid (Triangle Biz Journal) No Cyclist-Involved Crashes on Pineda Causeway After Bike Lanes Installed (Florida Today) […]
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Tampa Installs Its First Green Bike Lane

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Tampa recently painted its first buffered green bike lanes. Photo: Tampa Tribune There are splashes of green appearing in downtown Tampa, as the city installs its first buffered bike lanes on Platt, Cleveland, and Brorein streets, complete with green intersections. The Platt Street redesign trimmed the one-way, three-lane road down to a two car lanes plus a buffered bike lane. (The bike lane on Cleveland [...]

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Kasim Reed Vows to Spike Transpo Funding Initiative If MARTA Is Shortchanged (AJC) MARTA Funding Bill Has First Hearing in Senate (Atl Biz Chronicle) Officials Talk Transit as Gridlock Chokes Tampa Area Beaches (TBO) Related: St. Pete Submits Federal Grant Application for Gondolas (Florida Politics) The Crack Truth Squad at WSB-TV Discovers Transportation Is Subsidized Some Atlanta Suburbs Are Rethinking Car Dependence (WABE) Charleston Transit […]

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Atlanta Was Built on Rail (WABE) Atlanta Will Accept Grant to Fund Chief Bicycle Officer (Saporta) Infrastructure Costs for New Braves Stadium Continue to Rise (AJC) The Future of Dunwoody Depends on Transportation Options (AJC) Tampa Bay Times Publishes Map of What Commuter Rail Might Look Like Pasco, Pinellas, and Hillsborough Leaders Discuss Connecting Bike/Ped Trails (Suncoast News) […]

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Your headlines curator is on vacation, taking Amtrak cross-country, starting in LA. Please forgive delays in posting, and follow the 24 of us on our trip via Twitter and Instagram using the #nerdtrain hashtag! Florida DOT Says It’s Open to Funding Buses and Light Rail Along Interstates (Tampa Bay Tribune) Miami-Dade County Needs $102 Million for Suburban […]