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Cyclists in Baltimore went ballistic when word leaked out that two college presidents may have quietly put the kibosh on a planned bike lane. Yet the lane isn’t dead yet, and activists are fighting to keep it alive. (Baltimore Brew) Twitter
On the polycentric metro region
Regions with more than one major city are more productive, likely due to shared load between governments. But advantages of large cities, like cultural richness, get lost when the population is divided. (Per Square Mile) Twitter
Towards healthier transportation
Designing a city around the car is a recipe for poor health, and a bill in the Washington State House would factor in public health effects when planning transportation. (Seattle Times) Twitter