Senator Daniel Inuya toured the site of the Honolulu train crossing project in 2012. Infected with cost overruns, it was not nearly completed.  Photo: ## http: //www.inouye.senate.gov/newsroom/photos/working-for-hawaii## Daniel Inuya's Office ##
Senator Daniel Inuya toured the site of the Honolulu train crossing project in 2012. Infected with cost overruns, it was not nearly completed. Photo: ## http: //www.inouye.senate.gov/newsroom/photos/working-for-hawaii## Daniel Inuya’s Office ##

  • Engineering and political challenges have made it nearly impossible to build large U.S. infrastructure projects for decades. (New York Times)
  • Traffic deaths in the U.S. are rising because the blame is usually placed on road users rather than poor road design. (Atlantic)
  • MSNBCChris Hayes and writer Jay Caspian Kang discuss why everyone should get a free electric bike, as Kang wrote in now Lawyer last week.
  • Each state will receive a bulge of at least 30 percent in funding the transition from the infrastructure account over the next five years. (Next city)
  • People continue to use cars as weapons, and last week’s attack in Wisconsin is just the latest example. (Streetsblog USA)
  • San Francisco is updating its Vision Zero strategy to include fast-moving bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure and lower speed limits. (Cities today)
  • A judge approved the Nashville Act that requires developers to build sidewalks or pay into a sidewalk fund. (Axius)
  • Cyclists will share lanes with buses on Houston’s new red lanes. (chronicle)
  • The Pennsylvania grant will help Pittsburgh divert stormwater and make 21st Street safer. (City paper)
  • Scooters return to Fort Lauderdale, awaiting safety regulations, while their fate remains problematic in Miami. (Sun Sentinel)
  • A new plan for sharing an anchored bike will bring 200 bikes and electric bikes to Portland, Maine this summer. (Maine News Center)
  • Six years after the federal government put a spotlight on Baton Rouge, the city of Louisiana remained lethal to cyclists. (The lawyer)
  • Former New York subway chief Andy Bayford has angered Twitter over a new ad in London that places equal blame on cyclists in accidents caused mostly by drivers. (Streetsblog NYC)
  • Uber is actually closed in Belgium following a court order. (Technological Crunch)
  • As she entered the deputies, a New Zealand Green Party spokesman for transport rode her bicycle to the hospital to give birth. (BBC).

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