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  • Despite the widespread adoption of Vision Zero by US cities, road deaths continue to rise. Unlike Europe, American cities often back down in the face of opposition from motorists at the time of implementation or fall prey to the bureaucratic inertia of engineers accustomed to designing streets to move cars quickly. (city ​​laboratory)
  • Banning continental flights and cars in city centers would deprive Russia of oil revenue and help Ukraine win the war. (The Guardian)
  • A Norwegian study found that cyclists who buy e-bikes cycle more and travel longer distances. (route.cc)
  • The “pedestrian dignity” movement seeks to create human-centred urban spaces. (Mashable)
  • Models used to predict traffic and parking needs for new developments are woefully outdated. (human transit)
  • Big cities can learn something from demand-responsive transit innovations in rural communities. (Diving into smart cities)
  • Light rail lines and an underground tunnel planned as part of Austin’s Connect project have doubled in cost to more than $10 billion, but officials say it won’t affect the project’s scope or require new taxes. (CBS Austin)
  • Transit agencies in Atlanta and Gwinnett County will use ride-sharing fees as matching funds for federal grants to renovate and expand two transit stations. (Saporta report)
  • Nashville’s transit agency, WeGo, has opened the city’s first multimodal neighborhood transit hub. (Pride Publishing Group)
  • Most Seattle transit riders think the system is safe, but some avoid trains and buses due to crime issues. (KOMO)
  • San Diego will bow to confused drivers and remove bike lanes from Gold Coast Drive. (SCS 8)
  • Orlando is tackling a long to-do list of Complete Streets projects. (WFTV)
  • A Utah driver killed two cyclists and blamed the fatal crash on her uncontrollable bowels. The woman also failed field sobriety tests and a witness told police she appeared to have no intention of stopping. (New York Daily News)
  • the Journal of ProvidenceThe editor commuted by bike 32 miles round trip despite three crashes and 40 broken bones.

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