• President Biden visited a transit facility in New Jersey on Monday, presenting his infrastructure plans as he prepares for a United Nations climate conference. (CNN)
  • A recent poll found strong support for raising taxes to pay for infrastructure, even among Republicans, but a split between those who favor user fees like gasoline taxes and those who prefer to tax individuals . (The hill)
  • The U.S. DOT performed well while Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg was on parental leave, according to a former Federal Transit Administration official. (Public transportation)
  • Auto crashes kill 40,000 people in the United States each year and injure an additional 3.3 million. Shouldn’t we all be outraged by this? (NBC News)
  • Lyft received over 4,000 reports of sexual assault between 2017 and 2019 (CBS News)
  • Supporters of jaywalking reform have had mixed success, with several states and cities decriminalizing the offense, but others considering increasing penalties. (Dive into smart cities)
  • Workers at the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority have voted in favor of strike action if they cannot come to an agreement on a new contract by Sunday. (Philly voice)
  • Twin Cities Metro Transit is making headway on light rail in the face of a driver shortage. (WCCO)
  • Maryland planners want to add dedicated bus lanes to the I-270 corridor to reduce congestion and improve access to the red line. (WTOP)
  • Dallas has revised its plans for a downtown subway. (Store D)
  • Rhode Island DOT drops its opposition to converting a car lane on a Providence road to a bicycle lane. (Journal of Providence)
  • Getting rid of minimum parking requirements could help revitalize Virginia cities. (Mercury)
  • Paris, which has perhaps the most bicycle-friendly mayor in the world, Anne Hidalgo, recently announced plans to build more than 160 km of protected cycle paths and 120,000 bicycle parking spaces over the next five years. (City laboratory)
  • Intelligent Transport interviewed the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, on sustainable transport and keeping people away from the car.
  • In Australia, many people work from home on Mondays and Fridays, and public transport companies should adjust their hours accordingly. (The Guardian)
  • Prague has one of the best public transport systems in the world. (Governing)
  • Every morning, children from an entire district of Barcelona cycle to school in droves. (NPR)

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