Future warning: The federal reserve in San Francisco issued a warning that climate change could have devastating lending and financing consequences ($) for coastal cities.
LA reprioritizes: In Los Angeles, light rail may finally be getting priority over cars at intersections.
Do both: Streetsblogs that less driving and more electric cars will reduce emissions.
Immigrating to America: Richard Florida highlights the new geography of immigrants to America.
Telework trending: Teleworking continues to rise in America.
Portland weighs priorities: Will Portland lower parking requirements as part of its residential infill program?
Weaponizing the constitution: Will the Commerce Clause be used to undermine work to address the climate crisis?
Rethinking the mall: Fairfax County, Virginia is looking to lower parking requirements at malls.
Pushed out: Historically redlined communities are often no longer where African Americans live.
Reversing the trend: American urban transit systems appear to be adding riders again.
Federal scourge: The federal administration okayed more logging ($) of Alaska’s Tongass National Forest this week.
The sky is blue: Fear of drivers scares e-scooter riders to sidewalks, according to a new survey.
Maltreatment: Some county prosecutors in Washington are sharing information with immigration enforcement agencies to facilitate arrests.
Ridehailing is broken: Los Angeles is exploring a $30 per hour minimum wage for ridehailing drivers. Meanwhile, the United States House of Representative’s transportation lead has ripped ridehailing companies for their practices. This is a reversal from his past statements.
Peak Chicago?: The biggest Chicago condo highrise since the last recession has been proposed at a whopping $1 billion.
Highly productive: The Netherlands is second only to the United States in production and export of produce to other countries.
Autonomous scooters: The self-driving e-scooter race is on.
Bold state rail program: Virginia is moving ahead with a big commuter rail expansion between Washington, D.C. and Richmond.
People first: In New York City, cars were banned on 14th Street in Manhattan to facilitate buses and the apocalypse did not come ($).
Pedestrian deaths not inevitable: Bike Portland covered transportation reporter Angie Schmitt’s latest talk in Portland on pedestrian deaths.
McImpact fee: A Maryland county is considering an impact fee specific to McMansions.
Natural history: The new Burke Museum opens.
Speed cameras work: Data shows that speed cameras do work in slowing speeds and reducing collisions.
App assistance: A new app can monitor a drivers’ speeding behavior to help reduce the habit.
New highs: The Fremont Bridge hits a new record pace for bike crossings with an earlier one million this month.
Renovation: The Georgetown Steam Plant is getting a renovation.
Crisis of real estate: What could WeWork’s demise do to real estate in New York City?
New transpo caucus: A new caucus focused on public transportation has been formed in the United States House of Representatives.