Today’s Headlines

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  • Antonio Cooper Gets 5 Years in Prison for Drunk Driving Death of the Rose Man (Post-Dispatch)
  • Join CMT, Metro and Others at Today’s Great Race, Pop-Up Metro Market
  • CMT Reports on New Housing Development Plans Near Maplewood-Manchester MetroLink Station
  • Several Westbound Highway Closures Around St. Louis This Weekend (KMOV)
  • This Cyclist Says Kansas City Is One of the Worst Places to Bike in the U.S. … (The Pitch)
  • … While Outdoor Magazine Has Ranked Kansas City as Tops for Cycling — and BBQ (KC Star)
  • Transit Under Trump (Planetizen)
  • U.S. Senators Tinkering With Rules and Regulations for Self-Driving Cars (Daily Mail)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Motorist Strikes, Injures Cyclist by Forest Park Monday Morning (KMOV)
  • MoDOT’s Victim-Blamey Street Safety “Awareness” Week Starts With Injuries (News-Press Now)
  • Police Identify Man Killed by Motorist Friday in Kansas City (KC Star)
  • Possible Delays on MetroLink This Week (Metro)
  • Mark Paffrath Suing Bi-State for Failure to Keep Passengers Safe (St. Louis Record)
  • Recap of Trump’s Infrastructure Week (Planetizen)
  • Did You Hear? The Bicycle Turned 200 Yesterday (Treehugger)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Motorist Strikes and Kills Man in Kansas City (Fox4KC)
  • Buchanan County: Motorist Hits, Kills Taano Aisek (KSHB)
  • Motorist Strikes, Kills Sammy Reed in Taney County (Ozarks First)
  • Missouri One of Four States With No Text-and-Drive Ban for All Drivers (Rolla Daily News)
  • Bike/Ped Bridge in Creve Coeur’s Upgrade Plans (St. Louis Business Journal)
  • This St. Louis Blogger, a Cardiologist, Ponders the Merits of Bike Helmets (The Skeptical Cardiologist)
  • Washington, MO Applies for Grant to Fund Bike Path (The Missourian)
  • Bids for Sidewalk Improvements in St. Joseph Rejected (News Press Now)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • New MetroLink Stop, Bike/Ped Path Breaks Ground (KMOV)
  • Speeding Motorist Strikes, Critically Injures Man, Flees Scene Friday Morning in St. Louis (Fox2Now)
  • Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety’s Ped Safety Campaign Needs More Than a Week (Daily Star Journal)
  • Trump’s Infrastructure Week Rolls to a Close With Nothing Accomplished and Little Said (CityLab)
  • Places With Complete Streets Policies at an All-Time High (Next City)

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NACTO Wants to Find Out How Cities Can Design Better Streets, Faster

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The National Association of City Transportation Officials, representing more than 50 urban transportation departments across the United States, is known for street design guides that prioritize walking, bicycling, and transit. Now the organization is turning its attention to the nuts-and-bolts of how city bureaucracies can implement these designs in a timely manner, so meaningful change can happen within our lifetimes.
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Can Algorithms Design Safer Intersections?

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Cities and tech firms are deploying new technology to gauge risks at dangerous intersections. These sensors, cameras, and machine-learning algorithms are promising, especially when it comes to measuring close calls that don't result in crashes - but cities are still figuring out how they can use this information. In the meantime, there's no reason to wait on designing safe streets.

Today’s Headlines

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  • Justin Schulte Receives Virtually No Penalty After Killing 16-Year-Old Cyclist With His Car (BND)
  • Motorist Fleeing Scene Crashes Into Metro Bus, Injuring Passengers; Suspect Still at Large (KSDK, Post-Dispatch)
  • Trump’s Plan to Privatize Roads Still Costs Taxpayers, Just in a Different Way (The Intercept)
  • KSDK Finds No One Enforcing Rules for Horse-Drawn Carriages on City Streets
  • Study: Counties With Better Transit Have Lower Obesity Rates (CMT)

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