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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 […]

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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Cops in the Right in Koreatown (Curbed LA) City Beat Examines Damien Goodmon, Expo Line (City Beat) "Ride Metro with the Mayor" Is Good Politics Hiding Bad Policy (Daily News) Riding the Rails with the Mayor (City Beat) Mayor’s Subway Report Card (LAist) Miami Cyclists Bike On Despite Awful Conditions (Miami New Times)
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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 […]