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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  • Fulton Turns to BRT to Build Needed Transit on the Cheap (AJC)
  • Greenville, NC Wants to Turn Over Parking Spaces Faster (Public Radio East)
  • New Bypass Will Open Up Wilmington to More Sprawl (Wilmington Biz)
  • Can Brightline Turn a Profit When It Starts Running This Month? (Curbed)
  • Florida Cuts Funding for Disabled Vets’ Transit (Santa Rosa Press Gazette)
  • Hollywood, FL Eyes Tri-Rail Stop (Hollywood Gazette)
  • Tampa Reps Want to Divert Sunrail Funding for Pie-in-the-Sky Projects (TBO)
  • Miami Ditches Red Light Cameras That Saved 12 Lives Last Year (Herald)
  • Gwinnett County Uber Driver Charged With Raping Teen Girl (AJC)

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  • Unpaid Walking Tickets Could Cost You Your License in Jacksonville (ProPublica)
  • Fewer Atlanta Workers Are Using Transit Despite Long Commutes (Saporta Report)
  • Plan for Median and Bike Lanes Is the Talk of Mount Pleasant, SC (Post and Courier)
  • Greensboro, NC Named Bike-Friendly Community (News & Record)
  • NoVA’s Congestion Pricing Is Doing What It’s Supposed to Do (Times-Dispatch)
  • Northam Appoints Passenger Rail Advocate VA Transpo Chief (Virginian-Pilot)
  • Valley Metro Bus Drivers Get Raises Under New Contract (Roanoke Times)
  • AL, MS, and AR Are the Nation’s Most Car-Dependent States (Yellowhammer News)

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  • Barry Says Nashville Transit Plan Will Create Almost 4,000 Jobs (Fox 17)
  • MARTA Proposes TOD on Little-Used East Lake Parking Lot (Curbed Atlanta)
  • Tax on Buckhead Condos Could Pay for Park Over 400 (Saporta Report)
  • MARTA Hopes Streetcar Can Extend to Gulch Development (Biz Chronicle)
  • Activists Call for Jacksonville Deputies to Stop Ticketing Jaywalkers (First Coast)
  • Name Change Is the First Step Toward Regional Transit in Tampa (Biz Journal)
  • Tri-Rail Is the Key to Developing Boca Raton’s West Side (Sun Sentinel)
  • Candidate for Governor Says FL Can’t Pave Its Way Out of Congestion (WUSF)

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  • Nashville Council Backs Barry on May Transit Referendum (Tennessean)
  • People Are Leaving All Kinds of Trash in Murfreesboro Bike Lanes (WSMV)
  • Arlington May Create a Bus-Only Lane on Columbia Pike (ARLnow)
  • Miami Today Columnist: Ferries Can Unsnarl Traffic Faster and Cheaper Than Rail
  • Rides Will Be Free on Gainesville’s Self-Driving Shuttle (Sun)
  • Planners Want to Get Rid of Unsightly Sarasota Parking Lot (Herald-Tribune)
  • Orlando — Third-Deadliest City for Walking in U.S. — Commits to Vision Zero (Sentinel)
  • Driver Who Killed Worker on Cobb Sidewalk Charged With Homicide (AJC)
  • Another Bike-Share Comes to Durham, and This One Is Yellow (Herald-Sun)
  • The Advocate Explains Who’s Responsible for Fixing Sidewalks in New Orleans

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  • Gwinnett Chair Acknowledges Need for Transit — Now What? (AJC)
  • Bill to Fund Tampa Transit Has a Couple of Catches (Biz Journal)
  • Tennessean Columnist Rebuts Nashville Transit Plan Naysayers
  • West Palm Beach Road Where Driver Hit Couple Known as “Very Dangerous” (PB Post)
  • Democrat Columnist: Tallahassee Should Embrace Bike-Share
  • New Orleans Residents Mock RTA for What Turned Out to Be a Training Exercise (NOLA)
  • New Orleans Needs More Complete Streets, Especially in Black Neighborhoods (Curbed)
  • Clearwater Approves Citywide Complete Streets Study (Tampa Bay Newspapers)
  • Here’s How to Get Trains Back in Miami-Dade’s SMART Plan (WLRN)

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  • Facing Challenges, Barry Kicks Nashville Transit Campaign Into High Gear (Scene)
  • Arkansas DOT Proposes Spending $8.4 Billion on Roads (Democrat-Gazette)
  • Downtown Atlanta Plan Envisions Transpo Choices, More Human Scale (Curbed)
  • New Bike/Pedestrian Path Opens Near Georgia Tech (AJC)
  • Atlanta Finishes Annexing Emory, Paving the Way for MARTA Streetcar (AJC)
  • NC Lawmakers Drink the Robocar Kool-Aid (ABC 11, WNCN)
  • Louisville Developer Backs Streetcar System (Business First)
  • New Orleans Needs Bike Infrastructure in Poor Neighborhoods (Times-Pic)
  • New Group Calls for Equity in Miami’s Growth (WLRN)

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  • Transit Funding Is on Georgia Lawmakers’ Agenda (AJC)
  • Atlanta BeltLine’s Southside Trail Wins Funding, But Still 6 Years Away (Loop)
  • People Are Coming From All Over to Ride Roanoke’s Bikes (WDBJ)
  • Semi-Dockless Bike-Share Starts Up in Knoxville (WBLR)
  • FL Bill Would Let Cities Spend Hotel Taxes on Transportation (My Panhandle)
  • Pinellas Planners Want to Beef Up Water Transportation (Tampa Bay Biz Journal)
  • Plan to Route FL Trail Along Road Meets Opposition (Orlando Sentinel)
  • FL Mayor Arrested for Using Dead People’s Handicapped Tags (Sentinel)
  • Chattanoogan Columnist Just Learned What “Bikelash” Is, and Yep, He’s Doing It

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  • Charlotte Expert: Don’t Expect State or Feds to Help With Transit (Observer)
  • Sarasota Will Start Charging for Parking in Downtown Decks (Herald-Tribune)
  • Memphis’ Restored Vintage Trolley Won’t Return Until April (Flyer)
  • The Bikelash Is Strong With Hendersonville, NC (Lightning)
  • Semi-Dockless Bike-Share Launches in Tallahassee (Democrat)
  • Pinellas Group Proposes Narrowing West Bay Drive to Slow Traffic (WFTS)
  • Just What Destin Needs: Another Parking Lot (NWF Daily News)
  • New Orleans’ Blue Bikes Are Officially on the Road (Times-Picayune)
  • Atlanta’s Northside Drive Needs Calming, Not a Schmancy Ped Bridge (Saporta Report)

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  • Charlotte Developer Calls for High-Speed Rail to Atlanta (Observer)
  • All Aboard Florida Predicts 3 Million Brightline Riders Annually (Orlando Biz Journal)
  • Miami Pedestrian Bridge Opens 12 Years After Driver Killed Student (Hurricane)
  • Norfolk’s Historic Neighborhoods Have Too Many Cars (Virginian-Pilot)
  • “Stay United” Is Nashville’s Message for Hampton Roads on Transit (Inside Business)
  • Charlotte’s Bike-Share Competition Is On Like Donkey Kong (Spectrum News)
  • MARTA Nominee Has No Background in Transit or Urban Planning (Saporta Report)
  • Where Do Atlanta Mayoral Candidate Stand on Vision Zero? (ATL Bike Coalition)
  • Manspreading Was a Thing in 1885, Too (Times-Picayune)

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