Today’s Headlines

  • “Trains Make All That Possible”: Light Rail Transforms Cities, Guides Development (NPR)
  • Forget Peak Oil. Have We Hit Peak Travel? (Miller-McCune)
  • “Start Now, Figure Out How to Finish Later”: Obama’s High Speed Rail Strategy (Time)
  • Shoupian Parking Principles, Market-Based Pricing Come to Seattle (Seattle Times)
  • Dallas Desires Streetcar Grant Shelved by Fort Worth (Dallas Morning News)
  • Despite Taking Other Bike-Friendly Measures, L.A. Still Doesn’t Like Bikes on Trails (LAT)
  • Bad Transit Governance Makes Virginia Beach Wary of Extending Rail Line (Virginian-Pilot)
  • Op-ed: To Reverse America’s Economic Decline, Look to the Cities (Boston Globe)
  • Streetcar Brings Gentrification Fears to Lego City: A Parable (GGW)
  • Maryland Struggles to Spare Wildlife in Road Building Plans (Baltimore Sun)
  • 2010 in Urbanism: A Look Back from A to Z (Grist)