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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Getting a Fair Share of the Road

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Today on the Streetsblog Network, we bring you a post from Greater Greater Washington in which a bus and a bicycle have a bad encounter, leading to a discussion about windshield perspective (that bus has a mighty big windshield) and sharing the road. Antonio López writes: Bus and bike (not the ones in the story) […]