Flush with cash: With federal assistance rolling in, cities see funding as a chance to reinvent and move ahead ($).
Skid Row orders: A judge has ordered Los Angeles to house people experiencing homelessness on Skid Row ($) and that has left officials scrambling ($).
Focus on cities: Cities may be our best hope for surviving climate changes.
LA basic income: Los Angeles’ mayor wants to pilot a guaranteed basic income.
Tons of bike lans: Pittsburgh is planning to add hundreds of miles of bike lanes.
MSP parking reform: Parking reform is moving ahead in Minneapolis.
Cars first: Republicans in Congress have an “infrastructure plan” that is heavily focused on cars.
Get onboard: How do you get young riders on intercity rail?
Crossing the Locks: The Ballard Locks open on April 28th for crossings.
Key policies passed: The Washington State Legislature has wrapped up the year with a capital gains tax, budget, and clean fuels legislation ($).
50-50: An Oregon coalition is calling on Congress to fund transit at the same levels of highways.
Empire Penn Station: New renderings have been released for proposed improvements to New York City’s Penn Station.
Regional rail: Is it time for “commuter rail” graduate into something more?
Reform greenlit: Sound Transit can move forward with fare enforcement reforms.
VMT fee: Oregon is considering a vehicle miles travelled fee to become mandatory in 2026 ($).
Dumbfounding: Boston’s Logan International Airport urges people to drive and park at the airport instead of taking transit during Earth Week.
Ban SUVs: SUV and pickup truck sales are soaring, so who’s buying them?
Start over: After six years of Vision Zero, it’s largely been a failure in Washington, D.C., but Greater Greater Washington says it’s time to start over.
Rethink priorities: Advocates have been pushing Washington lawmakers to increase transportation funding for transit and pedestrians ($).
Thinking equitably: Fifteen-minute cities is a popular concept, but are some people overlooked by it ($)?
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