Today’s Headlines

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  • St. Louis Alderman Wants City to Address Dangerous Speeding Issues (KSDK)
  • Bike Commuting Has Increased in St. Louis (NEEF)
  • Exactly What Is Going on With the Prop A Funds in St. Louis County? (Post-Dispatch)
  • Motorist Hits, Gravely Injures Pedestrian Then Flees in Kansas City (KC Star)
  • David Gibbar Arrested for Assault of Pedestrian in Columbia (Columbia Tribune)
  • Uber Adding Public Transit Schedules to Its App (The Tech Portal)
  • New Book — The Criminalization of Walking — Now Available (Planetizen)
  • Demanding Hi-Viz for Pedestrians Not the Solution (Treehugger)

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The 3 Essential Ingredients for Cooking Up Transit That People Want to Ride

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With so much transportation funding going toward highways, it's tempting to support any transit investment as a step in the right direction. But not all transit investments will produce service that helps people get where they need to go. To make transit a useful travel option that people want to ride, says TransitCenter, there are three basic goals that officials and advocates should strive for.

Today’s Headlines

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  • Motorist Kills Woman, Injures Another on I-70 in Blue Springs Saturday (Newsbry)
  • St. Louis Moves Up a Notch in the Bike League’s City Grades (Post-Dispatch, St. Louis)
  • Motorist Strikes, Injures Woman Downtown Friday Afternoon (Fox2Now)
  • Editorial: Missouri’s Transpo Task Force Is Ridiculous (KC Star)
  • St. Louisans Party on Kingshighway Bridge Before Cars Allowed Back On (St. Louis Public Radio)
  • MSTP Hands Over Info to State Attorney (US News)
  • St. Louis Business Journal Wants to Know: Should MetroLink Spend $1oo Million on Turnstiles?
  • Ozarks Celebrates Bike to Work Week (LakeExpo)
  • MetroLink Work Schedule for the Week (Metro)
  • New Study: Bike Lanes Physically Separated From Motorists Are Safer (Treehugger)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Few Details on Motorist Hitting Pedestrian in Kansas City Wednesday (KC Star)
  • MetroLink’s Nations Denies Making Police Officers Out of Security Guards (KMOXSt. Louis Public Radio)
  • Gear Up for Ride of Silence and Bike to Work Day Next Week (Trailnet)
  • Christon Started Riding Metro When He Was 16 and Hasn’t Stopped (Metro)
  • Images of the Devastating Effects Recent Floods Have Had on Bridges (The Bridgehunter’s Chronicles)
  • Katy Trail to Be Affected by Bridge Work (Columbia Tribune)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Cyclist Struck, Killed by Motorist Friday Night Finally ID’d as Timothy Finocchio (Post-Dispatch)
  • Joseph Lasala Charged in Last Year’s Death of KC Cyclist Anthony Saluto (Fox4KC)
  • From Uniforms to Actions, St. Louis County Police Upset With Bi-State Security Officers (KMOV)
  • Kingshighway Bridge Reopening (St. Louis Business Journal)
  • Missouri Receiving $2M in Aid for Roads Damaged by Flooding (Post-Dispatch)
  • What’s Next for NextSTL (RFT)
  • MoDOT, MSHP Remove Their People From Trucking Business Board (Post-Dispatch)
  • Paint a Bus at Ballpark Village this Saturday (Metro)
  • Bike-Friendly Streets Are Good for Everyone (Treehugger)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Loop Trolley: U City Mayor Does Not Support Bicycle Ban (West End Word)
  • Bicyclist Killed by Motorist Friday Night Still Not Identified (Post-Dispatch)
  • New Development Along Parts of MetroLink’s Blue Line (Metro)
  • Deaths by Motorists Have Nearly Doubled in KC This Year (Fox4KC)
  • …Woman Found on Street Killed by Motorist Early Tuesday in KC (KSHB)
  • Are Mileage Fees the Answer for Transportation Funding? (CityLab)

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