• Red states regularly report federal funding or divert it from cities, where it is most needed, to suburbs and rural areas. To avoid this, the Biden administration must bypass countries and address metropolitan planning organizations directly. (The nation)
  • Instead of tax breaks, Biden should just give everyone electric bikes. (The nation)
  • Women want to feel safe walking at night, but cities are built for men. (The fifth estate)
  • A Virginia jury has awarded $ 25 million in damages to nine prosecutors injured in the 2017 White Top riot in Charlottesville, where James Field mowed down anti-fascist protesters with his car. (A raw story)
  • Transport Minister Pete Batijig announced a $ 22 million grant for a Baltimore bus high-speed line, but did not commit when asked about the red-line revival. (WYPR)
  • Honolulu received an extension to a federal grant for its problematic light rail line, and bought time to fix its problems. (Civil Beat)
  • Massachusetts does not enforce regulations on Uber and Lyft drivers, according to state audits. (Boston Herald)
  • God Los Angeles Times The editorial staff was reprimanded in the city for not repairing broken sidewalks. Austin, meanwhile, is making progress in upgrading sidewalks (Screen).
  • God Kansas City Star There is a primer on the bike paths in the city and plans for the future.
  • Pittsburgh residents have erected a monument to draw attention to the record number of deaths from traffic this year. (City paper)
  • The UK is passing a requirement that every new and refurbished building will have electric vehicle charging stations. (Die)
  • Nine out of 10 cities with the most severe air pollution in the world are located in India. (CNN)

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