Today’s Headlines

  • Motorist Strikes and Kills Caleb Miller in St. Francois County (KMOX, Daily Journal Online)
  • Mikal Hamilton Arrested, Charged in Hit-And-Run Death of Keisha Redding (Post-Dispatch)
  • Improvements Coming to Tower Grove Park Entrances (Tower Grove CDC)
  • AARP Offering Free Admission to St. Louis Women’s Bike Summit
  • Get a Glimpse Into KC’s $50 Million Transpo Grant Proposal (KCUR)
  • The Case for Planning for Autonomous Vehicles Now, Not Later (Planetizen)

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Kansas City Government Truck Driver Seriously Injures Pedestrian This Morning (KSHB-TV) MoDOT Worker Seriously Injured by Motorist Near Walnut Grove, MO (KY3) Cycling in U.S. on the Increase But More Dangerous Than in Other Countries (Reuters) CMT Wants to Know How You’d Fund Transit in St. Louis Highlights From CMT’s Successful Year They Aren’t “Accidents” When They Can Be Prevented […]
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Get Real — Colorful Crosswalks Aren’t Endangering Pedestrians

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Volunteers in the Tower Grove neighborhood of St. Louis painting a crosswalk. The city says this creates unsafe conditions. Photo: RallySTL.org In the summer of 2014, residents of Tower Grove in St. Louis painted crosswalks with patterns like a fleur-de-lis to add some neighborhood character. Now city officials say the crosswalks should fade away, citing safety concerns. The order comes from new bike [...]

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85-Year-Old Driver Backs Over 83-Year-Old Woman in O’Fallon Parking Lot (KSDK) Bike/Ped Route Being Planned Between Cortex and the Grove (Post-Dispatch) Lori Has Avoided Traffic Tie-Ups for 22 Years Using MetroLink (NextStop) Unclear If Police Have Made Contact With Driver ID’d in Hit-And-Run of Young Girl in Macon (KTTN) Less Money for Francis Howell Schools May Mean Cutting […]