Today’s Headlines

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  • If Agreement Isn’t Reached Over Who Oversees MetroLink Security, Lawmakers Will Impose One (Post-Dispatch)
  • Motorist Severely Injures Jeremy Huggins, Kills Dog, Then Flees in Springfield (Ozarks First)
  • Delores Lesseig Backs Into, Critically Injures Larry Wright in Kirksville (Kirksville Daily Express)
  • After Safety Study, GRG Moves Forward with Pedestrian Bridge Plans (Call Newspapers)
  • Missouri House Transpo Committee’s Springfield Meeting Open to Public Input (Missourinet)
  • Trump’s Transpo “Plan” Teetering (AP)
  • T4America Rallies Support for Federal Transit and TIGER Funding

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Eclipse Traffic Not the Carmageddon Predicted (Columbia Tribune)
  • UMSL’s New Student Orientation Included a Scavenger Hunt Using MetroLink
  • Woman Killed By Hit-and-Run Driver in Independence ID’d as Cherie Jenner-Summa (Maryville Daily Forum)
  • Matthew Pope, Struck By Motorist Carissa Watt in 2016, Files Suit Against Her (Madison-St. ClairRecord)
  • Another City Seriously Considers Fining People for “Distracted Walking” (LMT Online)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Motorist Strikes and Kills Carey Travis Saturday in Kansas City (U.S. News)
  • Motorist Hits, Seriously Injures Skylar Arnold, Who “Ran into” Highway in Granby (KZRG)
  • Three Months Later, Search Still on for Motorist Who Severely Injured Doug Hindle (KSDK)
  • Allow Extra Time on Your Evening MetroLink Commute This Week (NextStop)
  • Cycling in St. Joseph Growing (News-Press Now)
  • Roadwork in Northern Missouri This Week (KTTN)

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via UrbanReview | ST LOUIS

St. Louis Does the Opposite of NACTO

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Since St. Louis, and the region by extension, does the opposite of what NACTO recommends, we could benefit greatly if the city joined — and followed their lead. But I doubt the traffic engineers in the Streets Dept and the like-minded engineers at the Board of Public Service are willing to change the way things have always been done.
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Talking Headways Podcast: Critiquing the Language of Planners

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This week, Robin Rather of Collective Strength joins the podcast to talk about missteps in the planning profession - including how things go wrong with language. Robin shares how she got to thinking about urban issues and why she believes current planning practice is stuck in the 1990s. We discuss the often jargon-filled language the profession uses, taking a paragraph from Austin’s current zoning code rewrite to illustrate.

Today’s Headlines

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  • Hit-and-Run Motorist Kills Woman Early Thursday in Independence (KSHB)
  • Hey Look, Gov. Greitens, More Cities With Rails-to-Trails That Work (Spaces to Places)
  • Check Out the Progress on the MetroLink Cortex Station (NextStop)
  • Ride-Hailing Gets Green Light to Operate at Lambert Airport, With Additional Fee (Post-Dispatch)
  • Study for Extension of Kansas City Streetcar Will Continue (KC Biz Journals)
  • For Curtis, Less Stress Is Just One Advantage of Taking MetroLink (NextStop)
  • Is Road Funding Fairly Distributed Across Missouri? (Missourinet)
  • Joplin Wants Your Opinion on Its Bike/Trail System (Four States Homepage)
  • Drivers Crash and Kill — Cars Don’t Do This On Their Own (Treehugger)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Trump Signs Order to Speed Infrastructure Construction. Is That a Good Thing? (KC Star)
  • Transpo Simulation Highlights Issues, Encourages Change to Columbia’s Bus System (Columbia Missourian)
  • With Start of New School Year, MSHP Issues Warning for Motorists to be Aware of Students Walking (Lake News)
  • Joplin’s Trolley Service Wins FTA Award for Growth in Ridership (Joplin Globe)
  • Improving Transit in Smaller Cities Is Possible (Planetizen)

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