8,550: Out of millions of on-street parking spaces, New York City transformed 8,550 for outdoor dining space during the pandemic.
New digs: In Everett, residents are moving into the new Compass Health apartment building and benefiting from treatment ($).
Stalled: What’s been happening with the $45 billion in federal rental assistance funding?
Revised schedules: Could King County Metro improve bus timetable schedules by including light rail connections?
Transit-oriented development: In Coquitlam, some 8,000 housing units and mixed-use are planned as a massive development near the SkyTrain.
Move Redmond: Move Redmond is a new incarnation of a city transportation management and advocacy organization.
False choice: In Franklin County, commissioners want to cut transit funding to provide for other services instead of raising more revenue.
Dead again: The future of Metro’s Route 47 is murky, but it’s not looking good.
Not surprising: The pandemic relief checks sent out by the federal government have greatly blunted and reduced hardships ($).
Accessible transit: A new federal proposal could provide $10 billion to improve transit station accessibility.
Trails for all: Active transportation advocates are pushing for $10 billion in federal funding for walking, rolling, and biking trails.
A grievous sin: Local, state, and federal legislators are mistakenly pushing for highway expansion of US-2 instead of just replacement ($).
Governor’s Island rezoned: Governor’s Island in New York City has been rezoned for mixed use while still retaining its historic and park features.
Goodbye parking minimums: Raleigh may eliminate minimum parking requirements and Richmond, Virginia may follow suit.
Planning for the future: Officials in San Diego say that a massive $160 billion plan for transit and high-speed rail can succeed if the region accommodates more infill development and residents.
CT zoning reform: Connecticut has passed a progressive zoning reform law to undo exclusionary zoning, but will the state’s governor sign it into law?
Bridge the divide: Portland has a new pedestrian and bike bridge, this time over I-405 in the central city.
Go big: Ed Miliband, a former Labour Party leader, says that Britain needs to go big with a bicycling revolution.
Low-cost walkway: Portland is trying an alternative, low-cost pedestrian walkway approach.
Fighting granny flats: San Diego residents are trying to undo recent accessory dwelling unit regulatory reforms.
Olympic deadline: A Streetsblog op-ed argues that California needs to commit to completion of high-speed rail between Los Angeles and San Francisco by 2028 in time for the Olympics.
Technology creates new problems: Autonomous vehicles are hailed as a savior, but they could speed up climate change.
No more highways: Portland succeeds in getting Oregon to hand over another state highway to the city as a street.
Union Station’s future: There’s a lot of interest in federal infrastructure funding, so what could that mean for Washington, D.C.’s preeminent Union Station?
Shot of a Lifetime: Washingtonians that get a Covid shot can qualify for many lottery awards and gifts.
Port Townsend transit: Jefferson Transit are considering a twice-daily bus route to Kingston where riders can connect with Seattle- and Edmonds-bound ferries.
Fresh food incentives: New York City is planning to expand grocery store and fresh food zoning incentives.
Unhealthy and noisy: Vancouver councilmembers want to ban leaf blowers.
Exclusionary governance: An agency representing Orange County cities in California will sue the state to block housing requirements.
John Lewis Bridge: Could the forthcoming Northgate pedestrian and bike bridge be named the John Lewis Bridge ($)?
Little Island: After years of delays, a new park has opened on the Hudson River in New York City ($).
Disappearing housing: Chicago is seeing a startling trend of small multi-unit residential buildings being converted or removed, reducing affordable housing.
Cincinnati’s new greenway: Cincinnati has opened a new greenway park and stormwater system.
New York’s fate: Where do New York City’s mayoral candidates stand on curbing congestion from cars and providing more options for walking, rolling, and biking ($)?
Mucking things up: A Los Angeles councilmember is throwing a wrench into bus rapid transit plans ($).
Not wrong: BART Silicon Valley got ripped to shreds on social media about a grandiose deep-level subway station in San José ($).
New bike lanes: Seattle rolled out new bike lanes on the José Rizal Bridge.
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