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News & Notes

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Transportation for America: Newly approved transportation bill is a clear step backwards Unfortunately, this final bill moves closer to the House’s disastrous HR7, which was too contentious and unpopular to garner enough votes to pass. This final negotiated bill has been called a “compromise,” but it’s really a substantial capitulation in the face of threats by the House to include …

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Like: Roland Ries Mayor of Strasbourg, France

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Roland Ries Mayor of Strasbourg, France said, “The public roads no longer belong to automobiles alone. They must be re-imagined to be redistributed in a fairer manner between all forms of transportation. The protection of the most vulnerable is thus reinforced in zones in which all users have access but in which the pedestrian is king.” We like that.