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  • Nashville Suburb Considers Transit for Funding Referendum (Lebanon Democrat)
  • Transit Expert: Nashville’s Plan Is Better Than Denver’s (Biz Journal)
  • The News-Press Urges Florida to Ban Texting While Driving
  • Charlotte Latest City to Freak Out Over Bike-Share (Creative Loafing)
  • New Orleans Transit Center and Streetcar Extension Open (WGNO)
  • Atlanta Suspends Streetcar Just When People Need It Most (AJC)
  • All Three Candidates for Fort Lauderdale Mayor Oppose Streetcar (WLRN)
  • HART Riders Complain About Hillsborough Transit Cutbacks (Tampa Bay Times)
  • Richmond Times-Dispatch Columnist Calls Tolls and Transit “Radical”

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  • Transit Talk in Georgia Legislature Will Focus on Capital Projects (AJC)
  • MARTA Station Draws Jobs From Suburbs to Midtown Atlanta (Curbed)
  • The Tennessean Is Shocked to Find That Trains and Buses Need Money to Run
  • Murfreesboro’s Plan to Handle Growth: More and Wider Roads (WKRN)
  • NC Transpo Board Member Accused of Assaulting Woman Resigns (News & Record)
  • Winston-Salem Expands Night and Weekend Bus Service (Journal Now)
  • Slug Lines Don’t Look Like the Solution to Traffic in NoVA (WTOP)
  • Mississippi Infrastructure Funding Bills Are “Lipstick on a Pig” (WLOX)
  • Flori-Bama Transpo Planners Host Bike/Ped Workshops (Santa Rosa Press Gazette)

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  • Charleston Plans to Remove Parking, Widen Sidewalk Along Battery (Post and Courier)
  • $60M Worth of Road Projects Set to Start in Jefferson Parish (Advocate)
  • More Car Lanes but No Transit Coming to Tampa in 2018 (TB Times)
  • Breaking: Nashville Transit Critic Criticizes Nashville Transit Plan (Biz Journal)
  • Memphis Bike-Share Nonprofit Names New Executive Director (Daily News)
  • Drivers Killed 11 People Walking in Greensboro, NC Last Year (News & Record)
  • Observer Lists Charlotte Road Projects That Are Wrapping Up in 2018
  • Cobb County Asks Feds to Fund Sunday Bus Service (AJC)
  • FDOT Proposes Sidewalks on U.S. 41 in Bradenton (Herald)

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  • Brightline Will Launch First Leg Next Week (Sun Sentinel)
  • Atlanta’s Search for MARTA CEO Could Wrap by March (AJC)
  • Miami Says Widening Road to 6 Lanes Will Improve Pedestrian Safety (Herald)
  • Newly Re-Elected St. Pete Mayor Pledges to Boost Transit (Tampa Bay Times)
  • Charleston Doubles On-Street Parking Rates, Matching Decks (Live 5)
  • Advocate Reader Pushes for Road Diet on Baton Rouge’s Government Street
  • Winter Storm Threat Forces Closure of I-1o (Tallahassee Democrat)
  • Tri-Rail Will Add Positive Train Control (Miami Today)
  • Muscle Shoals Seeks Grant Funding for Sidewalks (Times Daily)
  • John Portman, Architect Who “Shaped Downtown Atlanta,” Has Died (Curbed)

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  • New Orleans Bike-Share Is Built for Residents, Not Tourists (Next City)
  • Roanoke Bike-Share Will Include 88 Bikes at 12 Stations (Times)
  • Virginia Is Building a Lot of Roads in Fredericksburg (Free Lance-Star)
  • First Segments of Wolf Park Greenway Set to Open in Memphis (C-A)
  • Long Anti-Bike, Savannah Is Starting to Embrace Cycling (Connect Savannah)
  • Charleston Identifies Funds for Folly Road Bike/Ped Path (Post and Courier)
  • FDOT Forces People to Walk in the Street on Gainesville Overpass (WUFT)
  • Trump Could Chop Funding for St. Pete-Tampa BRT (Tampa Bay Times)
  • Merchants Want Input Into Downtown Athens, GA Streetscape Plan (Flagpole)

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  • As in Jacksonville, Walking While Black Is Against the Law in Orlando (Weekly)
  • Downtown Little Rock Freeway Widening Clears Key Votes (Democrat-Gazette)
  • Atlanta OKs Shipping Container Office Space at MARTA Station (Curbed)
  • Despite Risks, FL Cities Might Be Serious About Driverless Buses (Orlando Sentinel)
  • WA Amtrak Crash Renews Fears About Brightline Speeds (Sun Sentinel)
  • Gwinnett County Transpo Plan Doesn’t Include Transit — Yet (AJC)
  • St. Augustine Asks Whether It Should Keep Multi-Use Path (News4Jax)
  • Columbus, GA Police Try to Identify Driver Who Injured 2 on Sidewalk (WRBL)
  • Another Dockless Bike-Share Is Coming to Charlotte (Observer)
  • Hey, Everybody Drive to Downtown Pensacola! (WEAR)

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  • St. Petersburg Reacts to Pedestrian Deaths With Crackdown on Walking (Fox 13)
  • Tampa Bay Times Columnist Thinks Parking Is a Right, Even at $26K a Space
  • Boca Raton Driver Swerves Into Bike Lane and Kills Cyclist (Sun Sentinel)
  • Cobb County Bus Drivers Call in Sick to Protest Payroll Problems (AJC)
  • New Orleans Ferry Terminal Construction Will Start in Early 2018 (Curbed)
  • Savannah Adds Two New Trolleys to Downtown Circulator (Morning News)
  • Lyft and Uber Start Carpool Service in Nashville (Tennessean)
  • Does Charlotte Still Need Taxpayer-Funded Bike-Share? (Observer)

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  • Citizens Challenge Permits for I-73 in Myrtle Beach (Post and Courier)
  • Alexandria Vision Zero Plan Includes Traffic Enforcement, Better Engineering (Times)
  • VDOT Opens Bids for $3B Hampton Roads Bridge/Tunnel Project (CBS 19)
  • No Easy Fixes for Danica Roem’s Pet Highway Project (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
  • Accounting Firm Signs Off on Bonds for Nashville Transit Plan (Biz Journal)
  • Demopolis, AL Applies for Grants for Sidewalks Near Schools (Times)
  • Buckhead’s PATH400 Greenway Receives $13 Million (Northside Neighbor)
  • Cycling Group Ranks Atlanta Bike Path “Best New Bikeway” in U.S. (Curbed)
  • NW Florida Lawmakers Still Want Amtrak Back (WEAR)
  • New Broward Mayor: Transit Should Be a Higher Priority (Sun Sentinel)

Today’s Headlines

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  • Metro Atlanta Transpo Plan Would Dramatically Expand Bus Service (AJC)
  • GA Legislators Will Discuss Regional Transit Agency for Atlanta (Gainesville Times)
  • Feds Approve Brightline’s West Palm Beach-Orlando Leg (TC Palm)
  • Changes to Downtown Jax Streets Should Make Them Safer for Walking (J Magazine)
  • Megabus Discontinues DC-Knoxville-Atlanta Route (Collegiate Times)
  • Charleston Post and Courier Wants Action on BRT Line
  • How LYNX Fueled Charlotte’s Growth, and What’s Next (Bis Now)
  • New Orleans Installs Moveable Bollards to Block Traffic on Bourbon Street (Curbed)
  • Florida Drivers Are Crashing Through Barriers to Get to Express Lanes (Sun Sentinel)

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  • No Charges Filed Against Driver Who Killed Tampa Cyclist (TB Times)
  • Second Phase of Fort Myers Beach Complete Street Finished (NBC 2)
  • Church and City Reach Compromise Over New Orleans Parking Slab (NOLA.com)
  • Union City, GA Mayor Calls for Light Rail in South Fulton (Marietta Daily Journal)
  • Ridership Has Disappointed, But Orlando Sentinel Remains Behind SunRail
  • Greenways Planned in Bentonville and Rogers, AR (Democrat-Gazette)
  • Auburn Is Building a Parking Deck Downtown (O-A News)
  • Speeding Driver Causes Deadly Wreck That Shuts Down Charlotte’s Blue Line (WSOC)
  • Mississippi Can’t Afford to Maintain Its Roads and Bridges (Clarion-Ledger)

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