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First bike lane inaugural parade

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The networks were busy tripping over themselves trying to point out all the numerous “firsts” during today’s Presidential Inauguration. [But they missed]: he’s the first U.S. president to walk down a bike lane during his Inauguration.

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The Atlantic Cities: What Real Respect for Bicyclists Looks Like Drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians all compete for space and safety on the streets and roads of the world’s cities and suburbs. It’s a contentious and sometimes ugly coexistence, which is why so many government agencies and advocacy groups periodically mount public-awareness campaigns with messages like “share the road” or “don’t …

Public comment on Northeast Corridor rail plan through Sept. 14th

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Federal Railroad Administration is running a planning program of future needs along the Northeast Corridor rail system and encourages public input: Welcome to NEC FUTURE, a comprehensive planning effort to define, evaluate and prioritize future investments in the Northeast Corridor (NEC), launched by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) in February 2012. FRA’s work will include new ideas and approaches to …

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Obama’s jobs plan, Congress proposes deep cuts to transportation, narrow streets can be more efficient, and more in today’s News & Notes.

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Historic D.C., mixed-use development, federal transportation bill, and more in today’s News & Notes.

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An interview with Ray LaHood, Federal Complete Streets, and more in today’s News & Notes.

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Washington, DC highs a consultant to assess the complete economic impact of Metro, a Duany treatise on new urbanism, Boston’s bike share program, and more, in today’s News & Notes.