Today’s Headlines

  • ARC Tunnel Remains On Deathbed; Announcement Expected by Friday  (NJ.com, ABC)
  • Meanwhile, ARC Supporters Plan Tuesday Protest in North Bergen (WNYC)
  • Could Powerful Pro-Transit Oregon Dem Pete DeFazio Lose His House Seat? (Transpo Nation)
  • Amtrak Earns Record Ridership Numbers (USA Today, Economist)
  • Medical Costs of Obesity Balloon to $168 Billion, Twice Previous Estimate (USA Today)
  • Poll: 22 Percent of New Yorkers Would Cut Transportation to Balance Budget (Transpo Nation)
  • Metro Sees Lower Than Expected Ridership Numbers (Washington Examiner)
  • The Case Against Airport Connectors (Market Urbanism)
  • The Automobile: A Shield That Deflects Empathy (Grist)
  • Meet Moynihan Station: A Non-Groundbreaking Groundbreaking (Slate)