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CenterLines Issue #467 August 8, 2018
* Walk/Bike/Places Conference Deadline - August 17
* Barcelona, Spain: Inside a Pedestrian-First 'Superblock'
* Growing Up in a Walkable Town
* Bangladesh: Huge Student Protests Over Lax Road Safety Enforcement
* Light Protection of Cycle Lanes: Best Practices Discussion Paper
* Rotterdam, the Netherlands: Fietsvlonders Transform Parking Spaces to Bike Parking
* Uber, Lyft & Traffic Congestion
* Electric Scooter-Share Company Bird Funds Bike Lanes
* Highway Noise Barrier Effectiveness & Alternatives
* Successful Dutch Bike Subscription Service

CenterLines Issue #466 July 25, 2018
* Walk/Bike/Places Update
* London, England: "Green Man" Lights Give Peds ROW by Default
* Car Dependence Worsens Social, Political & Economic Divides
* Mortgage Bankers Association Report: Too Much Empty Parking
* Transit Survey: Unprecedented Electric Scooters Growth
* How States Regulate Personal Transportation Devices
* Guide: Regulate & Manage Shared Active Transportation
* The Safety of Bike Share Systems
* Scooters & E-Bikes Begin to Replace Car Trips
* Lumping Biking & Walking Together Pits Peds & Cyclists

CenterLines Issue #465 July 11, 2018
* Walk/Bike/Places 2018, Registration Discount, Full Program & Critics' Picks
* European Active City Survey to Develop Measuring Tool
* Drunk Walking Not Causing Rise in Ped Deaths
* Expanded Functional Classification System: Highways & Streets
* Land and Water Conservation Fund Set to Expire Sept. 30
* Anti-Streaming Video & Driving Laws
* The Netherlands Inclusive Cycling
* Fortaleza, Brazil: Major Bus & Bike Investments Despite Recession
* Ford Develops Cyclist Smart Jacket Prototype

CenterLines Issue #464 June 27, 2018
* Walk/Bike/Places New Orleans Full Program Online. Early Summer Registration Rates til July 13
* Rethinking Urban Sprawl
* >London, England's Plan to Scrap Car-Free Oxford Street
* New WHO Global Action Plan on Physical Activity
* ITDP The Bike Share Planning Guide 2.0
* Making Traffic Signals Fair for Peds
* The Value of Controlling the Curb
* Utrecht, The Netherlands: 2 Cyclists/Second Arrive to Park
* Domino's Funds Pothole Repairs
* "Unbundling" Parking Costs Promotes Other Options

CenterLines Issue #463 June 13, 2018
* European Commission Revolutionary Vehicle Safety Proposal for Cyclists
* GHSA Report Projects 6,000 Ped Fatalities in 2017
* NHTSA: 2016 Pedestrian Traffic Safety Facts
* NHTSA: 2016 Bicyclists and Other Cyclists Traffic Safety Facts
* When Public Transportation Leads to Gentrification
* Singapore to Require Bike Share Geofencing
* NTSB Report Protocol: Crash Analysis for Vulnerable Road Users<
* Could Electric Bike Pods Revolutionize Transportation?
* TRB Committee on Air Quality (ADC20) Summer Meeting

CenterLines Issue #462 May 30, 2018
* Walk/Bike/Places 2018 New Orleans
* America's Boulevards of Death
* Uber AV Fatal Crash Initial Findings & Policy Recommendations
* Fire Depts Embracing Safer Street Design
* Adjust Signal Controls to Make Walking Safer
* Skateboarding as a Real Mobility Mode
* Paris, France Starts Study on Free Public Transportation for All
* Street Parking Replaced w/ Personal Green Spaces
* How Transportation Industry Shapes Health
* Bike Share Investments to Improve Access for Underserved

CenterLines Issue #461 May 16, 2018
* National Vision & Gameplan to Eliminate Traffic Deaths by 2050
* European Commission Project Redefines Congestion
* Imperial County, CA: 10x More Air Pollution Events than Detected by Government
* People Who Bike to Work Live Longer Than People Who Drive
* People Overestimate Time It Takes to Walk or Bike Somewhere
* How Reliable Bike Parking Encourages New Riders
* Resistance Growing to Street Redesign for Bikes & Peds
* Conversations Cities & Bike Share Companies Need to Have
* British Columbia, Canada: Transit Smart Card Ups Ridership 4-6%/Yr
* Fare Well, Hank Dittmar

CenterLines Issue #460 May 2, 2018
* US DOT $1.5B BUILD Transportation Grants
* Hit & Run Deaths Skyrocket—Nearly 2/3 Were Walking or Riding
* Road to Zero Coalition: Eliminating Roadway Deaths by 2050
* Report: Speed and Crash Risk
* NACTO Releases Updated Nationwide Bike Share Ridership Data
* SSIR Series: How We Frame Issues Matters for Social Change
* Stop Prioritizing the Car to Tackle Childhood Obesity
* Book: Parking and the City
* Walk/Bike/Places 2018 Program Update

CenterLines Issue #459 April 18, 2018
* UN Declares World Bicycle Day June 3
* Australia: Best Practice in Road Safety Infrastructure Programs
* Bogota, Columbia Reduced Road Deaths & Homicides Together
* Self-Driving Car Company Crash Investigations
* SRTS Volunteer Programs & #MeToo
* NACTO's Global Designing Cities Initiative Streets for Kids
* Dutch Cycleway Intersection Upgrades
* A Third Big Bicycle Parking Garage for Utrecht, The Netherlands
* London, England: New Concept of Quietways
* Prague, Czech Republic to Ban Bikes Downtown

CenterLines Issue #458 April 4, 2018
* FHWA: New Interim Approval for Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons
* Tesla Vehicle on Autopilot Crashes & Kills Driver
* Ethics of Testing Self-Driving Cars in Public
* Former Uber Backup Drivers: "We Saw This Coming."
* Driverless Vehicle Global Ethics Study
* What's Next After the Person Killed by an AV?
* Women's Safety Part of Transportation Planning
* Brazil: App for Women Maps & Tracks Harassment Locations
* Google Maps Adds Wheelchair-Accessible Transit Navigation
* Amsterdam, The Netherlands: 3D-Printed Bridge + Ped Sensors
* Making Child-Friendly Cities

CenterLines Issue #457 March 21, 2018
* Uber AV Kills Person Walking, Raises Concerns About AV Safety
* USDOT Unveils Ambitious Multimodal Automation Initiative
* USDOT Safety for All Users Report
* Bicycling & Walking TIGER Grant-Funded Projects
* Call for Survey Responses: Speed Limit Setting Practioners
* Closer to Bike Share is Better for Business
* Volpe to Study Ways to Avoid/Mitigate Truck-Ped or -Bike Crashes
* Zoning Regulations to Foster Walkable Communities Resources
* Emotional Plea of Stop de Kindermoord vs Vision Zero
* Dutch Testing New Signs, Types of Asphalt, Road Markings
* Walk/Bike/Places 2018 Conference Update

CenterLines Issue #456 March 7, 2018
* Walk/Bike/Places 2018 Early Registration Discount Thru May 25
* Preparing Communities for Autonomous Vehicles
* Renault Unveils AV Uber-style Transport System
* Active Transpo a Priority for Hispanics & Non-Hispanic Blacks
* A History of How American Transportation Engineers Resisted Bike Lanes
* The Design Bible That Changed How Americans Bike in Cities
* Are Shared Street Spaces the Future of Urban Mobility?
* Montreal, Canada Cycling Network Expansion Reduces Inequities for Some, Not for Kids
* Toronto, Canada: Lower Speed Limits Not a "War on Cars"
* Call for Comments: Physical Activity Guidelines Report + New Physical Activity Benefits

CenterLines Issue #455 February 21, 2018
* Get Rid of Sidewalks, Let Peds Reclaim the Streets
* Pedestrians First: Tools for a Walkable City
* USDOT Safety for All Users Report
* Updated Guidance on Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons
* March 5 Federal Register Automated Driving Systems Comment Deadline
* Improving Travel for People with Mental Impairments
* US Bike Helmet Fixation: a Culture of "Unfettered Automobility"
* Dutch Intersections Separate Each Mode For Smooth Flow
* Evolution of Cycle Superhighways in London, England
* Canadian Bilingual Co-Design Planning Web Resources

CenterLines Issue #454 February 7, 2018
* Sweden's Gender-Balanced Snow-Clearing Policies
* 15 Mobility Companies Sign Shared Mobility Principles for Livable Cities
* Australia: 2 out of 3 Kids Driven to School + "Car Potato" Commuters
* The Popsicle Test of Children's Freedom & Mobility
* AARP Perspective on E-Bikes
* Making Space for E-Bikes on the Streets & in the Law
* Low Cost Leading Pedestrian Intervals Save Lives
* A Quick-and-Dirty Fix for Sidewalkless Streets
* Speed Controllers to Cap French Speeders to Speed Limit
* State Strategies to Reduce Traffic Fatalities & Injuries + Prevention Cost Savings Calculator

CenterLines Issue #453 January 24, 2018
* Walk/Bike/Places 2018: Get Your Proposal in by February 2
* City Planners: Treat Traffic Deaths like a Public Health Issue
* European Cities Could Avoid up to 10K Premature Deaths by Expanding Cycling Networks
* How Dangerous Walking Conditions Disadvantage Women
* Fighting For Air BBC2 Documentary
* Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons Interim Approval Rescinded
* Advisory Bike Lanes News
* Majority of Americans OK w/ Smaller Homes if They Can Walk Instead of Drive
* Calgary, Canada Annual Bike & Ped Count Data
* Houten, The Netherlands Named Cycling City 2018

CenterLines Issue #452 January 10, 2018
* Call for Proposals: Walk/Bike/Places 2018
* Canadian Census Finds 1.2% Drop in Ped & Bike Commuters
* Top 15 Cycling Neighborhoods in Canada
* Decarbonizing Transport & Mitigating Climate Change
* Blog Posts Explain State of Bike Share Equity
* Dutch Cycling Figures
* Winter Walk to School Day - February 7
* Nairobi, Kenya: Non-Motorized Transport Policy
* Beirut, Lebanon Working to Become More Bike-Friendly
* Google Fleet Bikes Keep Getting Stolen
* Video Celebrates New Cycling Montreal, Canada Mayor