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The Lafayette Square Neighborhood by Grain, Inc.

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If you like videos of St. Louis, you’ve likely heard of Grain, Inc. Their film “Here is St. Louis” garnered a lot of well-deserved attention back in 2012. A follow-up “Here is St. Louis Two” the next year was worth watching and sharing as well. Now, Grain is turning its attention to the city’s neighborhoods.

Today’s Headlines

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  • Listen to KMOX Talk About Security on Metro, With Schoemel, Stenger Calling In
  • Transpo-Related Job Growth in St. Louis (St. Louis Business Journal — Paywall)
  • Reward for Info Leading to Arrest of May 18 Hit-And-Run Motorist Now $31,000 (Labor Tribune)
  • Osage Beach Aldermen Debate Giving Police More Authority to Ticket Driving Violations (Lake News)
  • Could Bike Infrastructure Like This Become Reality in North America? (CityLab)
  • Electric Bus Sales on the Rise in the U.S. (Treehugger)

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Dallas Confronts the Dilemma: Build Transit for the Burbs, or Build Transit People Will Use

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In America, decisions about how to expand transit are often plagued by the same tension: The highest ridership potential is in walkable neighborhoods in the city, where more people and jobs are clustered closer together. But regional politics often lead agencies to build transit in suburban areas where ridership will be more sparse. Right now a classic confrontation of this type is playing out in Dallas.

Today’s Headlines

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  • Cody Coughlin Charged With Reckless Homicide for Alton Hit-And-Run Last Week (WBGZ)
  • Still Time to Sign Up for Missouri Public Transit Association’s August Conference
  • Plenty of Bike Parking Will Be Available at Fair Saint Louis (The Riverbender)
  • Meet Lenny — He Rides MetroLink (Metro)
  • Cape Girardeau Residents Meet to Discuss Bike/Ped Improvements (Southeast Missourian)
  • How One City Partnered With Lyft to Connect People to Transit (T4America)
  • Next City Sheds a Little More Light on Private/Public Transpo Partnerships

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Heck Yeah! Pitted Against Cars and Transit, Team Bike Wins the 2017 CMT Great Race Challenge
  • Metro’s 2017 MetroScape Call for Artists’ Submissions Now Open
  • Solar Eclipse Means Jeff City, Other Communities Planning for Increase in Transpo Offerings (Missourinet)
  • Jefferson City Approves Several Transit-Related Improvements (News Tribune)
  • MoDOT Replacing Two Bridges This Summer in Louisiana, MO (The People’s Tribune)
  • What’s in a Name? A Lot When Trying to Describe a Shared, Neighborhood Street (People for Bikes)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Motorist “Unable to Avoid” Hitting and Killing Melvin Pickrell Saturday in Jefferson County (Post-Dispatch)
  • Motorist Strikes, Severely Injures Donald Kettler Near Monnet on Saturday (Hometown Daily News)
  • What’s Happening With Red-Light Cameras in Missouri (Post-Dispatch)
  • Trailnet Helps Out With Pop-Up Traffic Calming in Springfield (Springfield News-Leader)
  • Find Out Delays on MetroLink This Week (Metro)
  • Potholes Got You Down, St. Louis? Try One of These Tactics (CityLab)

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