City gaming: There’s now a card game that can help with talking about cities and planning for them.

Jay is in: Washington Governor Jay Inslee is all in for president, seeking the Democratic nomination.

Incentivize biking: A proposal at the federal level would incentivize biking with a new tax break.

PDX congestion pricing: Should Portland give congestion pricing a try first instead of expanding a highway?

Bark parks: Are dog parks exclusionary?

ALT transit funding: A transit bill to benefit Atlanta could result in a special charge on ridehailing services, which are poaching riders en mass from transit.

Lid I-5: A team has been selected to do a deep study of lidding I-5.

Nuked by Duke: Duke University has killed a 10-year-in-the-making light rail plan for Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina.

Save New York transit: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio have issued a 10-point plan to improve the transit system in New York City and roll out a congestion charge. But New York City Speaker and acting Public Advocate Corey Johnson has unveiled a proposal that would fold the Metropolitan Transit Agency into city government under the power of the mayor.

Dubious policymaking: Midwest lawmakers want to raise gas taxes to pour down more payment for highways.

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Stephen is an urban planner with a passion for promoting sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He advocates for smart policies, regulations, and implementation programs that enhance urban environments by committing to quality design, accommodating growth, providing a diversity of housing choices, and adequately providing public services. Stephen primarily writes about land use and transportation issues.