Today’s Headlines

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  • Will Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Crash and Burn Too? (The Week)
  • California Breaks With Trump By Upholding Emissions Standards (NYT)
  • Republicans Use Twin Cities Light Rail Project as Culture War Prop (AP)
  • Silicon Valley Asks Feds to Make Good on Promises for Caltrain (Mercury News)
  • Wired Makes the Case for Parking Cash-Out
  • How a Bill in Florida Could Derail the Orlando-Miami Train (Miami Herald)
  • Most Nashville Residents Support Higher Tax for Transit (Tennessean)
  • “Last Mile” Disconnect Is a Problem for Jobs Access in Milwaukee (Journal Sentinel)
  • New Orleans Plans to Double Cycling in Three Years (Curbed)

Today’s Headlines

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  • Census Shows Population Losses in Cities, Growth in Suburbs (Governing, FiveThirtyEight)
  • Lawmakers See Tax Repatriation as Source of Funds for Infrastructure (The Hill)
  • MD Gov. Larry Hogan Tells Trump Admin About His Pet Road Projects (WaPo)
  • Elaine Chao Talks Trump, Tech, Personal History With USA Today
  • Dallas Can’t Count on Federal Funds for Its Transit Plans (D Mag)
  • Miami Voters Divided on Mayor’s Transit Tax Idea (Miami Herald)
  • Tuscaloosa Leader Rallies for Keeping Amtrak in Alabama (WBRC)
  • How Suburban Sprawl Robbed Schoolkids of Sleep (CityLab)
  • DC-Area Companies Offer Bike-Share Benefits to Lure Millennials (WaPo)
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Parking Madness: Little Rock vs. Atlanta

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Of all the places that have been marred by surface parking, the saddest might be city blocks served by transit, where walking should reign and driving should not be necessary. We're seeing in this year's Parking Madness tournament that there's an abundance of these places around the United States.

Today’s Headlines

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  • New Jersey, North Texas, Tempe, Alabama Among Places That Would Lose Transit Funding Under Trump Budget
  • LaCrosse, Wisconsin, Doesn’t Want WisDOT’s Highway (NextCity)
  • 97 Percent of U.S. Population Affected by Traffic Noise Pollution (CityLab)
  • Pennsylvania Freezes $2 Billion Boondoggle Highway Project (Herald Standard)
  • Minnesota Republicans Renew Call for Elaine Chao to Cancel Minneapolis Light Rail Project (Star Tribune)
  • Atlanta Mayor Blasts Negative Streetcar Coverage (Journal Constitution)
  • Better Transit, Higher Home Prices (City Observatory)
  • State Farm Continues Moving Thousands of Employees Toward Transit (T4A)
  • Enthusiasm, Political Support Building for Gulf Coast Passenger Rail, But Trump’s Budget Threatens It (T4A)
  • Houston Finally Approves Its Ambitious Bike Plan (Chronicle)

Today’s Headlines

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  • Trump’s Budget Proposal Put Atlanta’s Transit Plans in Danger (WABE)
  • Advocates Prevail Over Destructive Road Widening in Toledo (Toledo Blade)
  • Houston Continues to Delay on Approving its Awesome Bike Plan (Chronicle)
  • TransitCenter’s Jon Orcutt Talks to WBUR About Why Transit Ridership Is Falling
  • $60 Vehicle Fee Could Help Fund Transit in Milwaukee County (Mass Transit Magazine)
  • Second Child Dies From Injuries After Driver Plowed Into Crowd in Phoenix (Arizona Republic)
  • Survey Explores How Pittsburgh Cyclists Feel About Sharing Road With Self-Driving Cars (BikePGH)
  • Ford Says Automatic Braking for Pedestrians at Night Coming to U.S. in 2018 (Fender Bender)
  • Silicon Valley’s Plans for a Stress-Free Bike Network (NextCity)
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