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CenterLines Issue #512 April 29, 2020
* CenterLines Merges with The PBIC Messenger
* Traffic Air pollution May Be 'Key Contributor' to COVID-19 Deaths
* The Pandemic Shows What Cars Have Done to Cities
* Milan, Italy Plans Post Lockdown Car Restrictions
* Berlin, Germany: Pop-Up Bike Lanes Meet COVID-19 Cycling Demand
* OR Drops Use of 85th Percentile for Speed Limits, Adopts New Rules
* US Cities Disable Ped Beg Buttons, Automate Walk Cycle Due to COVID-19
* New Highway Capacity Manual: A Guide for Multimodal Mobility Analysis
* GAO Report: NHTSA, Ped Safety & New Car Assessment
* Should Cities Help Save E-Scooters?
* Call for Emotional Messaging to Promote Walking & Cycling to School

CenterLines Issue #511 April 15, 2020
* Researchers & Scientists Call on Government to Enable Safe Walking & Cycling
* See How Inadequate City Sidewalks are for Social Distancing
* New Zealand Funds Tactical Urbanism As COVID-19 Response
* Google COVID-19 Community Mobility Reports for 131 Countries
* Higher Coronavirus Deaths Linked to Air Pollution Exposure
* Air Quality Improves Under Coronavirus Lockdowns
* E-Bikeshare Self-Cleaning Handlebars & Brake Levers
* Autonomous Vehicles: A Step Toward Safer Cycling?
* LAB: May Is Still National Bike Month
* Respond to American Trails Survey Re COVID-19 Impacts on Trails

CenterLines Issue #510 April 1, 2020
* NACTO COVID-19 Transportation Response Center
* NACTO Emergency Response Strategies & City Transportation Action Updates
* Ways to Rebalance Streets for People During COVID-19 Crisis
* Drivers Speed on Empty Roads, Tactical Urbanism Can Slow Them
* COVID-19 Response: Car Traffic Plummeted 30%
* Vancouver, Canada Consider s Street Closure to Make More Space for Peds
* Trail Use Up Nearly 200% Since COVID-19, Trail Managers Scramble
* London, UK London Health Workers Get Free E-Bike Loans
* Paris, France Low-Emission Zone Impacts & Implications
* Paris, France Mayoral Candidates Presented Cycling Proposals
* Sydney, Australia COVID-19 Prompts Auto Ped Crossing Signals
* Counting Scooters on the Road

CenterLines Issue #509 March 18, 2020
* Four Bills Could Mean $2B/Yr for Trails, Walking & Biking
* Korean Bike to Work Challenge Reduces CO2
* Some Think Air Pollution Can Make COVID-19 Worse
* Lower Speed Limits Will Help with COVID-19 Crisis
* European Parents Sue Cities Over Poor Air Quality
* Air Pollution Falls in N Italy & Wuhan Following Lockdowns
* Helsinki, Finland Libraries Loan 3D-printed Air Quality Sensors
* Take Aways from UK National Walking Summit
* League of American Bicyclists & Uber Partnership
* Aging Population Needs Walkable, Bikeable Cities
* Study Finds Only 2% of Scooters Improperly Parked
* Vienna, Austria Subsidizes Cargo Bikes Purchases
* Walk/Bike/Places 2020 Indianapolis

CenterLines Issue #508 March 4, 2020
* GHSA Projects 2019 Ped Fatalities Highest Since 1988
* Car Sticker Price Predicts Driver Aggression Towards Peds
* Strategies for Making Cities More Walkable
* Ontario, Canada: Health Equity in Active Transportation Plans
* Ped, Bike, Transit Can Lower Transportation Costs
* London, UK Triples Protected Cycle Track Kms
* Built-Up Area Roundabouts Give Dutch Cyclists Priority
* Montreal, Canada Outlaws E-Scooters
* E-Scooters Might Not Be as Dangerous
* London, UK 2nd Car-Free Day September 22
* Coventry, UK Motorists Could be Paid to Go Car-Free
* Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Airport Employee Bike Commuters
* US Doesn't Pledge to Eliminate Traffic Deaths & Serious Injuries

CenterLines Issue #507 February 19, 2020
* Sustainable Transport in Cities to Overtake Driving by 2030
* Mayor Proposes Paris, France Become a 15-Minute City
* Reducing Number & Severity of Crashes w/ Peds & Cyclists
* Call for Global Mandated 30 km/h City Speed Limit
* Australia: National Road Safety Speed Enforcement Approach
* British Columbia, Canada: Cameras Net Tickets for Speeding
* Australia: Social Determinants of Health Livability Indicators
* Wheelchair User's View of Snow-Covered Ramps
* Improving Winter Walking Conditions in Snow Country
* Winter Cycling Congress 2020, Riding in Joensuu & Helsinki, Finland
* No Longer Needed Underground Parking Now Mushroom Farms
* Utrecht, The Netherlands: Before Sunrise Bike Commute
* Walk/Bike/Places 2020 Indianapolis

CenterLines Issue #506 February 5, 2020
* Walk/Bike/Places 2020 Early Registration Thru March 31
* Cities can Achieve Vision Zero Goals through Basic Design
* Proposed House Bill: $2.5B Over 5 Years for Bike, Ped Projects
* US House Principles: Connect Transportation Spending to Tangible Outcomes
* LAB & OurStreets to Crowdsource Dangerous Driver Behavior
* Little Vehicles: Not a Car Options for Short Trips
* Health & Equity Must Be at the Heart of Placemaking
* Vienna, Austria: Cultural Incentives for Going Car-Free
* UK to Ban the Sale of Gas & Hybrid Cars by 2035
* New Dutch Neighborhood: 1 Shared Car for Every 3 Households
* Dutch Cycle Tunnel Art

CenterLines Issue #505 January 22, 2020
* In Most States Walk, Bike, Roll Deaths & Serious Injuries Grow
* FL, TX & CA Account for 41% of Cyclist Fatalities
* Presidential Candidate Proposes National Vision Zero Policy
* Drivers as Guests: How Oslo, Norway Cut Traffic Deaths to 1
* Paris, France: Mayor Proposes City Center be 100% Bike
* Personalized Smartphone Messages & Incentives Shift Travel Patterns
* Moovit & Cubic Help Commuters Pay, Plan Multimodal Trips
* NLC: How Micromobility in Cities Evolved in 2019
* AV Implementation & Implications for Transport Planning
* Nine Keys to Safe Downtown Streets
* How Cars Waste Space in Six Simple Images

CenterLines Issue #504 January 8, 2020
* Oslo, Norway Vision Zero: No Ped or Cyclist Deaths in 2019
* How Bike Lanes Are Transforming Paris: Bike Use Up 54% in 1 Year
* Deloitte Predicts Major Growth In Global Bicycle Traffic
* Americans Are Poised to Drive Less In 2020
* Montreal, Canada: New Intersection Safety Measures for Peds
* Where do Scooters Go for the Winter?
* Electric Cars: Environmentally Friendly, Not Ped Friendly
* York, UK to Ban Cars in City Center, Make Cars the 2nd Choice
* Chinese Mobike Lost More than 200K Bikes
* Recycled Plastic Bags & Milk Bottles Pave Parking Lots & Roads
* Decade of Urban Transformation, Seen From Above