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AAA Revives Offensive Against Safer D.C. Streets

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AAA has been known, at times, to take positions in direct opposition to cyclists’ safety. Then when cyclists call AAA out on it, AAA starts backpedaling fast, assuring us all how much they love people who bike. But the organization is sticking with its ongoing battle against  safer streets for cycling in Washington, D.C. As David […]
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Delaware Drops “Share the Road”

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Following a push from cyclists around the state, Delaware has agreed to stop using “share the road” signs. Beginning immediately, the DOT will use signs that convey less ambiguous messages confirming cyclists’ right to the streets. Bike Delaware has been lobbying the state for this policy change since this summer. In August, in a letter […]

Green Transportation Projects Moving Forward in Florida, Detroit

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For today’s Streetsblog Network roundup, we’re trying out a different format — bringing you a smattering of news from around the country: Florida Moving Toward Jacksonville-Miami Rail Line: Transit Miami reports that the state has awarded $118 million for the construction of an Amtrak connection running down the Atlantic coast of Florida. The state’s contribution […]

What Kind of Transpo Secretary Will Anthony Foxx Be?

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Later today President Obama is expected to nominate Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx to replace Ray LaHood as transportation secretary. The last time we reported about Foxx, the North Carolina Legislature was trying to thwart his plans to pursue a streetcar and light rail expansion at the same time. Speaking to the Washington Post, an anonymous White […]

Today’s Headlines

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California, Built for Cars (CA Progress Report) Dubai Investors Refund Grand Avenue Project (Planetizen) Clever Commute Comes to LA (Metro Rider) Palm Desert Creates Bike Plan (Desert Sun) Don’t Forget Today’s Noon Chat With Metro Board Chair (Daily News) Miami Mayor Says He Intends to Make City Bike-Friendly (Planetizen) NC Residents Prefer Investing in Rail […]

Today’s Headlines

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Editorial: Driver’s Licenses for Everyone! (LAT) Deadly Hit and Run DUI Kills One Cyclist, Injures Other (Biking in L.A.) Vernon Battery Recycling Plant Has Poisoned A Lot of People (LAT) New Power Point Presentation Available for Union Station Master Plan (The Source) Truckers an Ally on Clean Truck Rules (LAT) Check Out L.A.’s Survey on […]