Source: Flickr.
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  • The US DOT is now accepting applications for $1.5 billion in grants to rebuild roads and build new railroads, bike and bus lanes, trails and green spaces. (Reuters)
  • braked gives mixed but mostly positive marks to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg’s new road safety plan.
  • A collapse of the Pittsburgh Bridge (WFSB) stresses the need for a “fix-it-first” policy (Streetsblog USA). Incidentally, an accident on this same bridge turned Streetsblog SF‘s Roger Rudick in A Transport Safety Defender.
  • The demolition of I-81 in Syracuse is also an opportunity to replace public housing with a mixed-income, mixed-use neighborhood (CNU public square). Similarly, zoning Massachusetts near transit stations will help solve Boston’s affordable housing crisis (Commonwealth).
  • A new report recommends redesigning and modernizing the DC Metro’s bus system. (Washington Post)
  • Despite setbacks and pushbacks from motorists, Buffalo is making progress on new cycling and pedestrian infrastructure. (Buffalo News)
  • Parking fines are expected to increase in Denver this month to discourage drivers from blocking bike and bus lanes. (Denver Post)
  • Tucson is considering leaving the region’s transit authority over fears it will be underrepresented and its projects underfunded. (Arizona Public Media)
  • A Nashville memorial honored the 38 pedestrians killed by drivers last year. (tennessian)
  • Snow-covered sidewalks make it difficult for Cleveland residents with reduced mobility to get around. (WKYC)
  • A former Uber driver bikes to all 50 state capitals in a year. (FoxNews)

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