November 7: Transportation after the midterms | Paul Steinke for Council? | Dynamic parking pricing | Bike salmon

Streetsblog says the top Democrat on the House Transportation Committee, West Virginia’s Nick Rahall, lost his seat on Tuesday, and now bike-ped advocate Pete DeFazio is next in line for the top spot. The committee will remain majority Republican, chaired by PA Rep. Bill Shuster.

A new report finds Pennsylvania’s state education funding formula, or lack thereof, systematically shortchanges non-white students.

Paul Steinke, general manager of Reading Terminal Market, is exploring a run for a City Council at-large seat.

“Stop sprawl, preserve existing neighborhoods, maintain affordability. Pick two.

A dynamic parking pricing pilot in Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood was found to increase curb parking availability, lower average parking costs, and raise net parking revenue, and now City Council may expand the policy citywide. This has been a stated goal of the Philadelphia Greenworks plan, and the recent progress report says there has been some PPA initiative on it. We’ll check into the status.

The history of SEPTA’s trackless trolleys.

A periodic reminder from Duncan Black: don’t be a bike salmon.

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