Today’s Headlines

  • Bills to limit distracted driving poised for momentum in 2010 (NYT)
  • A preview of what the year holds for transportation news (Daily Herald)
  • An editorial on the toll that transit cuts take in Baton Rouge (Advocate)
  • Minnesota’s Central Corridor transit extension at the top of state’s agenda this year (Star Trib)
  • Detroit is closer than ever to achieving its local dream of light rail (Citizen)
  • Pennsylvania awaiting a verdict on I-80 tolling and other big transport decisions (Trib-Review)

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Light Rail Strengthens the Sibling Bond Between Twin Cities (Chicago Trib) Amtrak’s Likely to See Highest Rider Numbers of the Year Today (Columbian) Despite Recent Backlash, Uber’s Still Riding High (Tech Crunch) Montgomery County Goes More Ped-Friendly, But Wastes Money on Parking (Bethesda Now, GGW) Atlanta’s Figuring Out How to Operate Its New Streetcar Safely […]

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Progress Report on the New Twin Cities Green Line (Finance & Commerce) Denver Transit Chief Heads to L.A. (Denver Biz Journal) Is Obama’s Acting Railroad Chief Up to the Task? (Politico) Why Does NIH Want to Build More Parking Right on Top of a Metro? (GGW) Salt Lake City Poised to Revitalize Western Downtown (SL Trib) […]

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Feds Release $20M for DC Metro Repair Plan (WaPo) …As DC Cyclists Make Lemonade of the Service Cuts (CityLab) How 20 Years of Light Rail Have Transformed Dallas (Dallas Morning News) NJ Lawmakers Push Gas Tax Hike, Christie Doesn’t Buy Transit Funding Concerns (NJ.com, Press of AC) Should Seattle Burbs Help Foot the Bill for Light Rail Tunnel? (Seattle Times) […]

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Majority of Railroads Won’t Meet Year-End Deadline for Positive Train Control (NYT) Cuomo Sees No Reason to Meet with Feds on New Hudson Tunnels (NYT) A Neighborly New Type of Car-Sharing (Chicago Trib) How Far is the U.S. From a Universal Transit Card? (CityLab) A $30M Price Hike for Minneapolis Light Rail Could Help Lure Federal Funds (Star Trib) […]

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Senate Panel Backs $100M for Modernizing Chicago’s Red, Purple Lines (Chicago Trib) Newly Appointed NJ Transit Chief Backs Out of Job (NYT, NJ.com) In DC, Is WMATA Riders’ Advocacy Group Done For? (WaPo) California High-Speed Rail Officials Tweak Business Plan (AP) NACTO Offers Guidance on Where to Place Bike-Share Stations (Next City) Uber Reaches Settlement in Driver Status Suits in California, Massachusetts […]

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After Years of Dormancy, Feds Pull Funding From Houston Light Rail Project (Chron) As DC Metro Boss Shakes Up Staffing, Senate Bill Would Add to Feds’ Oversight (WaPo) Long-Stalled Plans for Detroit-Ann Arbor Rail See New Life (Detroit News) Senate Bill Would Reinvest Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor Profits in Northeast Corridor (CT Post) Feds Voice Support for Boston’s […]