Today’s Headlines

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  • Driver of Black Jeep Liberty Killed Harlan Cooks and Fled Thursday Night (Post-Dispatch, Fox2Now)
  • Suspicious Packages Left at Brentwood MetroLink Station Found to be Harmless (Post-Dispatch)
  • Motorist Michael Lenz Hits, Kills Vance Monteil Saturday Night Near Branson (Springfield News-Leader)
  • Transportation Development District Laws Are a Costly Mess for Missouri Taxpayers (Post-Dispatch)
  • To Be More Transparent, MetroLink Making Call Log Public (KMOV)
  • Take Note of the Hyperloop Hype, Missouri (Planetizen)
  • Metro Links2Life Kicks Off This Wednesday at North County Transit Center (NextStop)
  • Bikes Donated to Students at Vashon High School … Now What? (Fox2Now)
  • MetroLink Construction Schedule for the Week (NextStop)

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  • Metro Officials Need to Fix Security Issues Now, Work With Local Government (Post-Dispatch)
  • City/County Divide Hurting the Entire Region (Post-Dispatch)
  • Nearly Half the Households in St. Louis Region Struggle With Basic Living Expenses (St. Louis Public Radio)
  • Bike KC Hosting Series of Public Meetings to Improve Bike Master Plan (KC Star)
  • Capital Area Ped/Bike Plan Moves Forward in Jeff City (ABC 17)
  • Tolling Opponents Are Highly Vocal (The Missourian)
  • Here’s an Idea: Maintain the Roads/Bridges We Already Have Instead of Building New (Planetizen)
  • European Cars Much Safer for Pedestrians Than Cars Built for the U.S. (Treehugger)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • City, County and Illinois Officials Meet to Increase Security on MetroLink (St. Louis Public Radio)
  • Missouri House Voted 51-103 to Scrap Amendment to Raise the Gas Tax (Charlotte Observer)
  • Missouri Senate Approves Ride-Hailing Bill 31-1 (The Eagle)
  • Fox4KC Talks With Family Who Were Struck by Hit-And-Run Motorist
  • Train Travel Between St. Louis and Chicago Will Soon Be Faster (BND)
  • After a Hiatus, Anissa Finds Herself Using Metro Again (NextStop)
  • This Tampa Bay Times Reader Wishes Florida Would Emulate St. Louis’ MetroLink Line
  • … And This Tampa Bay Times Columnist Thinks Florida Should Look More Toward St. Louis’ Transit System, Not Road Expansion

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Today’s Headlines

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  • What? Bouley Charged With Hitting Bizzle With Car and Leaving Scene, But Not For Killing Him (KSPR)
  • MO Rep. Bryan Spencer Against Toll Roads, Yet Offers No Alternatives for I-70 Funding (The Missouri Times)
  • CMT Suggests Prop. 1 Needs to Benefit City and County
  • Have You Taken Trailnet’s Bike/Ped Planning Survey Yet?
  • The St. Louis Stop By Any Other Name in Any Other City Is Still the Same (City Lab)
  • Is Solar-Powered Transit Possible? (Planetizen)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Police Searching for Motorist Who Hit Three Children, Mom in KC, Fled Scene (Fox4KC)
  • State Auditor Finds Little Oversight in Transpo Projects, Costing Taxpayers (Post-Dispatch)
  • Motorists on Goodfellow Ave Endangering Lives Daily (Fox2Now)
  • Is Fare Evasion a Problem on MetroLink? (KMOX)
  • MoBikeFed Visits State Capitol to Promote Bike/Ped Infrastructure (KOMU)
  • Metro Rolls Out New 24/7 System for Checking Transit Times (NextStop)
  • Know Before You Go — This Week’s MetroLink Construction Schedule (NextStop)
  • St. Louis BWorks Bike Drive This Saturday at MICDS
  • Strong Towns Lists Practical, Free Resources for Traffic Calming Pop-Ups
  • Treehugger on Peter Walker’s New Book, “How Cycling Can Save the World”

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Dispatches From Capitol Day 2017

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Supporters of bicycling, walking, and trails in Missouri visited Missouri's Capitol Monday for the 14th annual Bicycle & Pedestrian Day at the Capitol. We held our annual legislators ride and rally and visited the office of every Missouri state elected official with an information packet about our legislative priorities for 2017. News media from around the state covered Monday's event.

Today’s Headlines

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  • CMT’s Cella: Every Rider Entitled to Feel Safe on MetroLink (BND)
  • Will Ride-Hailing Services Be Available to More Missouri Cities Soon? (Columbia Missourian)
  • Missouri Legislature Debating Sobriety Checkpoints (Columbia Tribune)
  • If You’re 15 or Younger, Wearing a Helmet While Biking Is Mandatory in Columbia (ABC17)
  • Better Transit Equals Higher Home Values, Usually (Planetizen)
  • Withdrawing Federal Transit Funding Will Only Make Things Worse for Cities (NYT)

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