Today’s Headlines

  • High-Density Smart Growth the Wave of the Future, Say Developers (NRDC)
  • Christie Says He Isn’t Committed to Killing ARC Project, Will Decide “Really Soon” (NYTJersey Journal)
  • Cities’ Financial Crisis the Worst in 25 Years (National League of Cities – PDF)
  • After Big Drop, Highway Deaths Still Account for 95% of Transportation Fatalities (WaPo)
  • They’ve Got the Money. Why Won’t States Spend on Road Safety? (Bike League)
  • Judge: Tenn. DOT Right to Refuse Even Privately-Funded Road Widening (Murfreesboro Post)
  • LaHood, Michelle Obama Support International Walk to School Day (Fast Lane)
  • Philly Could Save $2 Million a Year Recycling Trains’ Kinetic Brake Energy (AP)
  • Montreal, Tampa, Bloomington Honored With Public Transpo Awards (APTA)
  • Ode to a Subway: “In Transit” Musical Opens Off Broadway (NYT)

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Dallas Leaders: 15-Stories of Parking by DART Will “Keep Downtown Healthy” (Dallas Morning News) NYT: Transit Paramount to Fighting Poverty Officials Say Defeat of Michigan’s Roads Tax Proposal Means Conditions Will Get Worse (Detroit News) Cities Make Great Retirement Homes (Next City) Atlanta Beltline Proposal Envisions 50 Miles of Streetcars (Curbed Atlanta) A Prosecutor Explains Why Word Choice — Crash vs. Accident […]

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Trump Threatens to Cut Federal Funding to Sanctuary Cities — They Vow to Fight Back (NYT) The Week: Congressional Republicans Aren’t Going to Support Dems’ Infrastructure Bill Climate Change Activist Walking Barefoot Across the Country Killed by Florida Driver (NYT) Americans Want to Rebuild Roads and Bridges, But Not Higher Taxes (Reuters) Virginia to Crack Down on […]

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T4America Coalition Announces Opposition to House Energy and Transportation Bill Nadler: House Bill Is “the Worst Transportation Bill I Have Seen in My 19 Years in Congress” (Hill) Rural School Proud of Its Walk to School Program That Would Not Be Funded By GOP Today (HeraldExtra) Boehner Bike Path Is “Baloney” (League of American Bicyclists) […]

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LaHood, Chamber President Donohue Agree: Raise the Gas Tax (WAMU, CNN) Here Are (Just a Few) Things Transpo Experts Still Don’t Know About Commuting (National Journal) One Man Goes It Alone in Lawsuit Again “Unsafe” Georgia Road Widening (Telegraph) “Airpocalypse” Shuts Down an Entire Chinese City (NYT) And Beijing Considers Limiting Driving on Bad-Air Days […]