Image: C-SPAN, screenshot
Image: C-SPAN, screenshot
  • The White House hopes to speed up the approval process for infrastructure projects without compromising environmental standards. (Diving into smart cities)
  • The US Postal Service should consider using solar-powered cargo bikes to deliver mail instead of its controversial new gas-guzzling trucks. (Electrek)
  • Drivers claim to be persecuted by things like congestion pricing and spending on cycle lanes, but the reality is that they still dominate the road. (Forbes)
  • New DC Metro chief Randy Clarke, recently hired from Austin’s Cape Metro, believes ridership will recover from its pandemic decline. (Washington Post)
  • Chicago Bike Lane Czar David Smith talks to WBEZ on the safety concerns of cyclists and how the city decides where to build cycling infrastructure.
  • New York City Mayor Eric Adams has approved a plan to turn a quarter of the street space into bike and bus lanes, pedestrian plazas and parks. (Free time)
  • Road deaths are on the rise again in Austin, where drivers killed 13 people in April alone, including six pedestrians. (American statesman)
  • The Van Nuys light rail line in Los Angeles has received a $900 million federal grant. (Urbanizing Los Angeles)
  • Increasing housing density will reduce the need for cars, writes Martin Luther King III. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
  • San Francisco is testing new technology to keep electric scooters away from sidewalks. (the Chronicle)
  • Spin and Wheels are out and Bird is as bike share operators in Seattle. (Seattle Bike Blog)
  • Detroit MoGo’s bike share offers free monthly rides through October. (free press)
  • Even Giants and Jets fans got a kick out of it when Tom Brady rode his bike through New York. (USA today)

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