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)

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Feds Team With Texas on High-Speed Route From Dallas to Houston (D Magazine, KENS5) And Plans Advance on DC-to-Charlotte High-Speed Rail (AP) While in Texas, Foxx Takes a Look at San Antonio Streetcar Plan (My SA) LaHood Lands at Building America’s Future (Politico) Planners Try to Sell Twin Cities Light Rail, But Bike Advocates Already […]

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Senate Committee Restores Tax Break for Transit Commuters (The Hill, Gov Exec) Providence, RI, Keeps Trying for Streetcar (Railway Age) Bike-Share to Hit Seattle This Summer (Seattle Times) Latin America’s Urbanization Needs Innovative Thinking (UK Guardian) With New Transpo Funds in Hand, Pennsylvania Finalizes Projects (AP) After 43 Years, Amtrak Returns to St. Paul’s Union […]

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With Memphis, “Complete Streets” Celebrates 500th Policy (Bike League, Better Cities) Study in Seattle: Businesses Shouldn’t Fear Bike Lanes (Think Progress, Transpo Issues Daily) New Yorkers, You Win for Longest Commute (Time) How Detroit Loses Tax Money From Reverse Commuters (Next City) California Lawmaker Pat Wiggins Remembered for Smart Growth Policies (Fresno Bee) How Seaside, Florida, Was […]

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Transportation Advocates Aren’t Happy With Proposed Senate Funding Levels … (The Hill) … But Smart Growth Group Praises TOD Provision (Smart Growth America) Obama at NY’s Tappan Zee Bridge Today to Press Congress on Infrastructure (AP) Biden Makes the Same Pitch in St. Louis, Cleveland  (StarTrib, AP) A Bankrupt Highway Trust Fund Could Cost 700,000 Jobs (Fiscal […]

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How the DC Metro Ended Up in Dire Straits Despite Decades of Warnings (WaPo) Wall Street Journal Reports on the Future of Cities How to Put “Bike Equity” Into Practice (Next City) Chinese Electric Auto Maker Ventures Into U.S. With Buses (AP) Boston Ranks Third in New Tool Ranking Transit-Friendly Cities (Boston Globe) Why Will It Takes 25 Years for […]

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Dallas-Houston Rail Tough Sell for Rural Communities (Texas Trib) With Streetcar Off the Table, What’s Next for Arlington’s Columbia Pike? (WaPo, GGW) Post-Fallout, Uber Brings in Top Privacy Lawyers (The Hill) Boston Globe Gives New Governor Advice on Transportation How Can Twin Cities Do Better With TOD? (TC Daily Planet) Debut of DC’s New Metro Cars Could Be Delayed […]