Today’s Headlines

  • LaHood to Anti-Rail Governors: No, You Can’t Use the Money for Highways (Reuters)
  • Where Is Support for Transit Strong? Wisconsin and Ohio, If You Look at Ballot Measures (MTR)
  • JetBlue Says Rail Makes More Sense Than Flying for Short Distances (Marketplace)
  • NJ Not Convinced It Needs to Pay DOT Back for Unbuilt ARC Tunnel (AP)
  • Union Contract Agreement Saves East Bay From Transit Service Cuts (Oakland Local)
  • New Bill in Michigan Would Require Drivers Ed to Teach Bike Safety (Examiner)
  • Historic Preservation Concerns Could Force New Dulles Metro Station Underground (WHSV)
  • VA Gov “Finds” Transpo Savings, Diverts Money to Roads (Business Week)
  • WV County Changes Its Mind on Tolls But Doesn’t Have a Plan B (Daily Mail)
  • Myrtle Beach Accepts Taxes for Transit to Buoy Tourism (WMBF)
  • Fort Worth City Council Votes Yes on Parking Minimums – for Bikes (FortWorthology)

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Why Buy More Trains If You Can’t Afford to Run Them?

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Down in balmy South Florida, D-Day is approaching for riders of the the popular Tri-Rail transit system. A looming $18 million shortfall has forced the Tri-Rail board to approve a budget that slices daily service and stops all trains by 2011 — although ridership has doubled since 2005. Tri-Rail trains like these could stop running […]

Today’s Headlines

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Low Gas Prices Leave Northern Virginia Scrambling for Transit Money (WaPo) New Orleans Expands Transit With Round-the-Clock Service (Times-Picayune) Denver’s Airport Rail Line Opens Friday (Denver Post) Quick-Build Bike Projects Are Trending (Next City, Wired) Al Franken Urges Minnesota to Act on Light Rail (StarTrib) Population Rebounds NJ Transit Stations (Asbury Park Press) Detroit Voters Weigh BRT, Airport […]

Today’s Headlines

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More Development in Walkable Urban Neighborhoods Benefits Everybody (GGW) Clinton Makes It Simple: Fuel Efficiency Saves You Money (The Hill) More About Chicago’s New Pedestrian Safety Plan (Tribune) … But Chicago’s Got Nothing on Florianópolis, Brazil’s Hilarious Ped Initiative (VIDEO) (Atlantic Cities) A Tax to Fund Transit Won’t Kill As Many Jobs As No Tax to […]