Today’s Headlines

  • Detroit’s longtime mayor urges a new focus on transportation reform (Free Press)
  • Denver’s environmentally sustainable public housing effort gets $10 million federal grant (D.Post)
  • How did Thomas Jefferson make it into Planetizen’s list of Top 100 urban thinkers? (TNR)

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Across the World, 500 Cities Now Have Bike-Share (TreeHugger, ENS) Which States Have the Highest Gas Tax? (Motley Fool) More Than a Third of U.S. Buses Powered By Alternative Fuels (USA Today) NJ Transit Tries Out Smartphone Ticketing (WSJ) Chicago Rolls Forward with Bike Share, BRT Project (Streetsblog CHI, Human Transit) Minnesota DOT Tries To Sell Gas Tax Hike […]

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It’s Bike to Work Day! (HuffPo) Atlantic Cities Celebrates With a List of Bike-Friendliest Neighborhoods in U.S. In Maryland, Over Half of New Gas Tax Money Will Go to Transit (GGW, WaPo) Honoring LaHood: Through a Portrait, and Maybe a Highway? (PJ Star, The Hill) Foxx Vows to Press for Honolulu Rail (Honolulu Civil Beat) Why Are Streetcars […]

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Is it Cool if Detroit ‘Burbs Don’t Pay for the New Regional Transit Authority? (Detroit Free Press) California High-Speed Rail Board OKs $96M, Two More Years for Contractor (Mercury News) GM First Automaker to Sign Onto Climate Declaration (The Hill) LaHood in Rochelle, Ill: Rail Investment’s Good for the Economy (Progressive Railroading) Is a “Delmarva” […]

Photos: Toronto Protesters Meet Bike Lane Removal Crews Head On

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Yesterday was supposed to be the day that Toronto Mayor Rob Ford removed the Jarvis Street bike lane. But things didn’t go exactly according to plan. As Streetsblog NYC reported, protesters physically blocked the pavement-scraping machine as crews set about erasing those painted lines. Everyone’s talking about it. Shawn Micallef at Streetsblog Network member Spacing Toronto was on hand yesterday and […]

Today’s Headlines

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Now’s the Time to Take on the Transportation Bill (Detroit Free Press) A New Year Brings a Slew of New Transit Projects (Transport Politic) The GOP: Greener Than You Think? (Politico) Metro’s Random Bag Checks Draw Criticism (WaPo) Pony Up: Transportation Costs in New York Are Rising Fast (NYT) How to Make a Better Traffic […]