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  • A successful survey of The Guardian used hundreds of thousands of leaked documents to show how Uber influenced politicians, paid academics, busted regulators and put drivers at risk to spread across the world.
  • If it reassures you, Canada seems to have as many problems as the United States in building new public transit infrastructure. (New York Times)
  • Gas prices are falling, so can drivers stop complaining now? (Fortune)
  • If Miami wants to survive climate change, it will have to spend $3.2 billion on a 267-mile seawall. (new times)
  • In a blow to San Antonio’s hopes of making Broadway safer, the Texas Republicans’ new platform condemns the roadside regimes as “anti-car measures” designed to “intentionally obstruct vehicle lanes.” (San Antonio Report)
  • Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown are asking for a $25 million federal grant for a roadside diet on Main Street. (Buffalo News)
  • The Twin Cities Metro Transit uses two-car trains instead of three to make them easier to patrol (Minnesota Public Radio). In Philadelphia, SEPTA’s transit police chief resigns amid accusations he’s been too tough or not tough enough on crime (Billy Penn).
  • Maryland’s transit ridership remains well below pre-pandemic levels. (Daily recording)
  • Austin is building a subway and the locals have just seen what the stations could look like. (KUT)
  • Denver is adding e-bikes to its bike-sharing inventory, which B-Cycle hopes will stem the decline in ridership. (Westword)
  • A Grand Rapids foundation plans to set up a daycare center at a downtown bus station. (MLive)
  • We were writing a summary of this ridiculous electric vehicle charger bill from North Carolina, but Car and driver has already done this for us.

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