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Pete Buttigieg Rewards Cities for Wider Sidewalks, Cycling Lanes, Lower Speed Limits, and Public Transit

You will get out of your car and you will enjoy it, by order of the government. That is the message Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg will deliver Monday when billions of dollars is made available under his department’s new Safe Streets & Roads for All program to cities that get people to ditch their motor vehicles for alternative forms of transport. Forever.

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Philippine Capital Manila Bans Unvaccinated from Public Transport

The Philippine federal government this week ordered local governments across Metro Manila to begin enforcing a public transportation ban on all people not vaccinated against the Chinese coronavirus, meaning anyone who cannot provide proof of coronavirus vaccination may not board buses, trains, boats, or planes in the Philippine national capital region, Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported Thursday.

A health worker (L) prepares to inoculate residents with a dose of the AstraZeneca/Oxford's Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine inside a Catholic church turned into a vaccination centre in Manila on May 21, 2021. (Photo by TED ALJIBE / AFP) (Photo by TED ALJIBE/AFP via Getty Images)

Surabian: The Only Thing the Gas Tax Fuels Is Poverty

In the halls of Congress, the rumblings for a national infrastructure bill are beginning to grow louder. Republicans and Democrats alike recognize the need to salvage America’s deteriorating roads and bridges and improve upon our dismal public transit system.

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