• Too slow for car-only lanes and too fast for traditional bike lanes, American cities lack proper infrastructure for e-bikes, creating conflict between people who should be natural allies. (Vice)
  • The Biden administration is seeking a waiver of the “buy American” rule as it seeks to build hundreds of thousands of new electric vehicle chargers. (Detroit News)
  • President Biden has done little to follow through on his promise to help Uber and Lyft drivers. (New York Times)
  • Closing roads to motorists during the pandemic allowed some children to cycle to school for the first time, but now some cities are reopening those roads, making them dangerous again. (The Guardian)
  • A London startup is creating technology to measure pollution from tires, which release microscopic particles of petrochemicals as they roll. (Bloomberg)
  • The bright side of the Orange Line closure is that a record number of Boston residents are using bike share (Government technology). The repair project reached the midpoint over the weekend (Associated press).
  • Transit advocates are pushing for more funding in the Denver metro as a free pilot project winds down. (Denver Post)
  • Minneapolis’ long-delayed southwest light rail line now faces a half-billion-dollar shortfall. (Minnesota Public Radio)
  • A redevelopment plan for Nashville’s east shore includes 16 miles of bike lanes, but none on the district’s main thoroughfare. (Axios)
  • Football, soccer and rodeo fans will have an easier time cycling to NRG Stadium. (Houston Chronicle)
  • A new law in Washington requires the state to work with residents to identify and close gaps in the bicycle and pedestrian network during construction projects. (The town planner)
  • Northern Kentucky leaders meet to discuss protected bike lanes. (WCPO)
  • Here’s how Californians can get an e-bike voucher (Calbike). And here’s an introduction to Denver’s e-bike grant program (5280).

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