Today’s Headlines

  • FTA Readies More Aggressive Transit Safety Regulations (WaPo)
  • 21 Transportation Projects That Could Use Federal Funds (Business Insider)
  • Infrastructure Investment Key to Economic Recovery (NYT)
  • Why More Transit Equals More Jobs (T4America)
  • Cost of Treating Obesity Set to Skyrocket (Boston Globe)
  • New York Real Estate Takes a Hit Where Transit Cuts Are Deepest (WSJ)
  • Schwarzenegger to Survey Rail Companies During Asian Trip (Bloomberg)
  • A New Patch of Green Graces Washington’s Riverfront (WaPo)
  • Do Fossil Fuel Disasters Have the Power to Mobilize People Against Oil Dependence? (Grist)
  • New Yorkers Embrace Two-Wheeled Transportation (AOL)

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The Federal Transit Administration has catalogued the safety lapses and management troubles at D.C.’s Metrorail transit system in a new audit (WaPo) Many local hiccups remain unresolved in California’s march towards high-speed rail connectivity (AP) The battle to win more access to stimulus business for minority-owned transportation contractors gets an in-depth look (AP) Jack Schramm, […]

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More local takes on the White House’s TIGER transportation grant program (Sun-Times, Oregonian, KC Star, WaPo, Tribune, Morn News, Star-Trib) How D.C. is dealing with the road repair demands caused by its recent Snowpocalypse (WaPo) Is transit scary for women? (Grist) Houston isn’t about to let San Francisco command the spotlight as the nation’s "electric […]

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As Feds Investigate First Driverless Car Fatality, NTSB Chief Speaks on Industry’s Challenges (WaPo) Chicago Mayor Gets More Power with Transit TIF Districts (Streetsblog Chicago) GovTech Talks With the Man in Charge of Transportation Innovation in L.A. For the First Time, Oakland Will Have Its Own DOT (Next City) Foxx Expresses Greater Confidence in DC Metro Safety Efforts (WaPo) […]

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See Who Voted to Quash Sen. Paul’s Anti-Bicycle/Pedestrian Amendment (Bike League) Senate Vote Preserves Critical Transpo Funding, But Not Much for HSR  (T4A, Transportation Nation) Who Is Lobbying DC’s Top Transportation Congressmen? (Transportation Nation) Public Transit Lobby Gets New Chief (Hill) Plan for HSR More Realistic, Much More Pricey (SFGate) FL Gov. Says HSR Cost Overruns in […]

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Michael Bloomberg Urges Cities to Prepare for Self-Driving Cars (WaPo) A Car and Driver Q&A With Anthony Foxx on the Future of Transportation Twin Cities Get Federal Grant to Plan Development Along New Light Rail Line (F&C) Uber Endorses Seattle Transit Ballot Measure (GeekWire) Chicago Black Lives Matter Activists Discuss Transportation Justice With Chicago Reader Does Metro Run Through DC’s Most Populated Areas? […]

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White House Slams Inclusion of Keystone Amendment to Transpo Bill (The Hill) Former U.S. DOT Chiefs: Leaders Need a Mandate From the Public to Invest in Transportation (Politico) Private High-Speed Rail is a Reality in Italy (Phys.org) Private Sector Wants to Help Pay For Infrastructure — As Soon As Bill Passes (Chicago Tribune) Dulles Metro […]