Here are some short news nuggets to start your Juneteenth weekend.
Talking to a city planner about using data to make planning decisions, the geography of place, and what the future might look like with more information.
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TransForm analyzed plans for housing at several urban rail stations, offering ideas about how to best achieve goals on reducing single occupant vehicle trips to transit stations.
Amtrak wants to make riding across the United States cheaper, more comfortable, and easier this year, as more and more people get vaccinated and it becomes safer to travel. To that end, the national passenger rail company has a heavily discounted national pass (that expires soon), new seat cushions and linens, and has restored daily service on some lines.
Transit agencies across America cut service in the wake of the COVID-19 lockdowns, but even though many of those routes have since been restored, not everyone got the ride back.