Inevitable?: Is transit ridership loss inevitable? Yonah Freemark does a U.S.–France comparison.

Parisian architecture: Why are Parisians outraged by an addition to the famed Gare du Nord railway station?

Inaccessible: In Washington, D.C., sidewalks are often obstructed, making large parts of the city inaccessible.

Affordable housing debate: In the presidential debates, one question that didn’t come up was affordable housing.

Greening without gentrification: How do you build a new park for a community without spurring gentrification?

Port Gardner: The saga continues over a roiled community seeking to block low-income housing for people experiencing homelessness ($) in Everett.

Grow passenger rail: Virginia is a model for state-sponsored passenger rail.

Ferry progress: Work on the new Mukilteo ferry terminal continues ($). Meanwhile, a new pedestrian bridge and terminal at Colman Dock in Seattle will open ($) on Sunday.

Political scammer: Anti-tax and anti-transit activist Tim Eyman has been hit with more sanctions over his political campaign fraud ($).

Essex Crossing: In the Lower East Side of Manhattan, CityLab says that mega-development Essex Crossing could be a model for including affordable housing and good architecture in a neighborhood.

Skeptical on economics: A deeply pro-transit federal congressional representative, Peter DeFazio, is not onboard with decongestion pricing.

Westlake tragedy: Three people were shot at Westlake Station on Friday with one person dying and the gunman still at-large ($).

Cultural genocide: To build a dam, Turkey will flood a 12,000-year-old city.

Saving workers: Late night workers could save big with 24-hour transit.

Not scooter-friendly: Why did bike-friendly Boulder block electric scooters?

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