Today’s Headlines

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  • Once Called a Boondoggle, Charlotte Light Rail Is a Success (Observer)
  • Monroe Mayor Tries Again to Raise Bus Fares by 50 Percent (News Star)
  • Asheville Starts Work Soon on Almost $4M Worth of Sidewalks (Citizen-Times)
  • Virginia “High-Speed” Rail Won’t Be Fast, But That’s OK (Free Lance-Star)
  • Poll: 62 Percent of Arlington Residents Want Separated Bike Lanes (Bike Arlington)
  • “Disappointing” Marietta Circulator Will Be Back, But Routes Might Change (MDJ)
  • Florida Deserves to Be Lower Than 15th in Bike Safety (Naples Daily News)
  • Starkville, MS Aldermen Approve Complete Streets Policy (Daily News)
  • BeltLine Founder Ryan Gravel Opens a Bar to Fund Design Nonprofit (Atlanta Studies)

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  • Construction Starts on $800M Atlanta Freeway Interchange (AJC)
  • PATH400 and Other Buckhead Trail Projects Move Forward (Reporter)
  • Norfolk Bike-Share Is Behind Schedule But Getting More Bikes (Virginian-Pilot)
  • NoVA Can Only Fix Gridlock by Addressing Development Patterns (Bacon’s Rebellion)
  • Lexington, KY Releases Bike/Pedestrian Master Plan (Lane Report)
  • St. Augustine Prepares for Growth by Planning to Build More Roads (Record)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Florida Keys Woman on Bike (FL Keys News)
  • FSU Student: University Should Stop Subsidizing Parking (Tallahassee Democrat)
  • Times-Union Columnist: Cracking Down on Pedestrians Won’t Make Jacksonville Safer
  • Lyft and Uber Are Coming to Decatur, AL (Daily)

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  • Nashville Mayor Proposes Extending Charlotte Ave. Light Rail (WSMV)
  • MATA Surveys Users on the Future of Memphis Transit (Flyer)
  • Cobb County Motorist Drives Onto Sidewalk, Kills Landscaper (WSB)
  • Bill to Fund Gwinnett County Commuter Rail May Find New Life (AJC)
  • Cape Coral Neighborhood Begs City for Sidewalks (NBC 2)
  • Here Are the 20 Most Dangerous Roads in Hillsborough County (ABC)
  • Charlotte’s Behind-Schedule Blue Line Extension Needs Another $25M (WCNC)
  • VA Transpo Secretary Wishes Arlington Hadn’t Killed Streetcar (Inside NoVA)
  • Will Miami’s Traffic Scare Away Amazon? (Herald)

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  • CATS Finally Gets Serious About a Train to the Charlotte Airport (Observer)
  • Only Getting People Out of Cars — Not Into Robot Cars — Will Save Atlanta (Medium)
  • Neither GDOT Nor the AJC Understands Induced Demand
  • Miami-Dade Commissioners Grill Transit Officials on Cuts (Today)
  • Bike-Share Rolls Out in Durham (INDY Week) and Raleigh (News & Observer)
  • VCU Bike-Share Delayed Until Next Year (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
  • FDOT Will Replace Parking With Bike Lanes on Jacksonville Street (News 4 Jax)
  • Of Course the Georgia Dome Will Become a Parking Deck, Because Atlanta (CBS 46)
  • The MARTA Bus That Blocked Georgia Dome Implosion Is Now a Meme (Fox 5; USA Today)

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  • Barry Defends Nashville Transit Plan Against Driverless Cars and Other “Myths” (Tennessean)
  • Jasper, TN Sidewalk Connecting Schools and Library Delayed Again (Times Free Press)
  • Fayetteville, NC Opens New Transit Center (Observer)
  • This Greenville, SC Resident Hasn’t Owned a Car in Three Years (News)
  • Atlanta Magazine Did Pretty Much a Whole Issue on the BeltLine
  • Meet the Influential Georgia Lobbyist Who’s Pushing Self-Driving Cars (AJC)
  • Jacksonville Driver Runs Over and Kills Her Grandson (News4Jax)
  • If Only NC DOT Treated People With as Much Respect as #ConeWeed (WSOC)

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  • New Metrorail Cars Should Reduce Delays in Miami (Herald)
  • All Aboard Florida Wins Environmental Challenge (Florida Politics)
  • Parents’ Cars Block Neptune Beach Bike Lanes Near School (Action News Jax)
  • Georgia Business Group’s Priorities Include Transit Expansion (AJC)
  • SC Congressman Says Trump Will Fund I-73 After He Takes Care of Welfare (WPDE)
  • Charleston Gives Away Free Parking to Holiday Shoppers (Post and Courier)
  • $1 Billion for Roads, Nothing for Transit in Raleigh (WNCN)
  • Concrete Parking Slab Irks New Orleans Residents (Times-Picayune)
  • Nashville Holds Public Hearings on Transit Plan (WSMV)

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  • Jacksonville Cops Racially Profile Pedestrians (Propublica)
  • Miami Will Use Developers’ Cash to Fund Linear Park Under Metrorail (Today)
  • Bill to Regulate Brightline Passes Florida Senate Committee (TCPalm)
  • Bike/Walk Tampa Offers Classes on Riding in Traffic (Reporter)
  • Dangerous Curve on Suncoast Trail in Spring Hill Will Be Fixed (ABC)
  • Ocala Mom Walked 12 Miles Home After Buses Stopped Running (Star-Banner)
  • Drivers Hit Four People Crossing Atlanta Interstates in One Week (11 Alive)
  • Gainesville, GA Seeks Federal, Corporate Funding to Expand Transit (Times)
  • Charlotte Takes a Fresh Look at North- and Westside Transit (Agenda)

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  • Here’s What Memphis Transit Could Do With $45 Million (Commercial Appeal)
  • Even With Extra Funding, MATA Faces Hard Choices (Memphis Daily News)
  • Richmond Police Crack Down on Parked Vehicles on Sidewalk (Standard)
  • Nonprofit Raises $2M for Suburban Atlanta Trail Connections (Reporter)
  • Durham Seeks Public Input on Roxboro Street Bike Lane (WTVD)
  • Feds Say Lexington’s Rainbow Crosswalks Are a Safety Hazard (Herald Leader)
  • Alexandria Eliminates Free Parking on Several Blocks (Times)
  • Florida Man Pulls Gun Over Parking Space (Palm Beach Post)

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  • Monroe, LA Considers Hiking Bus Fares by 50 Percent (News-Star)
  • To Celebrate New Terminal, Shreveport Buses Are Free Through Saturday (Times)
  • People Are Getting Hurt on Richmond’s Broken, Underfunded Sidewalks (WRIC)
  • Charlottesville Officials Miss the Point of Charging for Parking (Progress)
  • After Six Months, Roanoke Bike-Share Exceeds Expectations (WDBJ)
  • GA Lawmaker Suggests Communities Tax Themselves to Fund Transit (WABE)
  • Cherokee County, GA Wins Federal Grant for Rural Transit (AJC)
  • West Tampa Sidewalks Don’t Go Anywhere (WFLA)
  • Will Miami Drivers Still Rage If the Car Is Driving Itself? (Herald)

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  • Mayors in Northern Atlanta Suburbs Eye Transit Along I-285 (AJC)
  • Midtown Alliance Aims to Spruce Up Atlanta’s 10th Street Bridge (Curbed)
  • Atlanta Grapples With BeltLine Gentrification (CityLab)
  • Florida Breaks Ground on Tallahassee Tech-Testing Track (Daily Commercial)
  • And the U.S. DOT Is Testing Connected Vehicles in Tampa Bay (State Scoop)
  • Virginia Tech Expands Its Own “Smart Road” (Star)
  • CATS’ Blue Line Extension Scheduled to Open in March (Charlotte Observer)
  • Arkansas Tech Trail Officially Opens Today (ATU News)

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