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  • Rural communities are often the most exposed to climate change, but find it harder than urban areas to access infrastructure funds. (government executive)
  • RAISE is the first discretionary grant program under the federal infrastructure law, and with $1.5 billion available, the projects that will be funded will speak volumes about whether the Biden administration is serious about of climate change. (Planetizer)
  • A new Amtrak pilot route between New York and western Massachusetts begins operating in July. (Public transportation)
  • Light rail has significantly densified many Seattle neighborhoods over the past 15 years. (Seattle Times)
  • With state funding on the line and the need to keep riders coming back, the Bay Area’s 27 transit agencies are finally starting to cooperate. (Next city)
  • Austin begins the process of spending $300 million to help 300,000 people at risk of displacement as a massive expansion of public transportation is underway. (Spectrum News)
  • Pittsburgh’s new bike share is now up and running with 38 stations and 350 bikes. (CBS News)
  • San Antonio residents want the city to crack down on speeding after a driver hit a man on a bicycle. (Fox 29).
  • In Buffalo, people without cars have difficulty accessing job opportunities in the suburbs due to poor public transit service (WBFO).
  • Chapel Hill has lowered speed limits on city streets to 25 miles per hour and banned opening a car door in the path of a cyclist. (Raleigh News and Observer)
  • Drivers in Boise are apparently unable to pay enough attention to avoid hitting new bus stops that allow passengers to board and exit without blocking bike lanes. (Idaho Statesman)
  • Half of Londoners think Uber drivers should be able to use dedicated bus lanes. (My London)

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