Today’s Headlines

  • What Happens to Rural Areas as the World’s Population Moves to Cities? (Good)
  • Former LA Port Worker Pushes to Dump Planned Highway Extension, Build Rail Instead (Burbank Leader)
  • LaHood Hits Back Against Post Editorial Slamming High Speed Rail Plans (WaPo)
  • WaPo Also Takes Aim at VA Gov. McDonnell’s Unpaid-For Transpo Plans
  • Why Aren’t Chicago’s Mayoral Candidates Talking About Transit? (Tribune)
  • NJ Lawmakers to Gov. Christie: Cut Tolls That Were Implemented to Pay for ARC Tunnel (Land Line)
  • United Van Lines Tracks Migration Patterns: Americans Are Moving West and South
  • Grassroots, Business Initiatives Press Florida Gov to Say Yes to High Speed Rail (Sun Sentinel)
  • Looking for a More Cost-Effective Way to Transport the Disabled (Toronto Star)
  • Affordable Housing Tools for Avoiding Transit-Oriented Gentrification (GGW)
  • Doug

    It would be quite satisfying to see Christie get his come-uppance for first stealing ARC funds for roads, and then have the legislature reclaim those road funds! Of course, more satisfying would be a superior and well-funded capital plan…

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In California, Plummeting Gas Tax Revenue Hurts Transit Projects (LA Times) Plans Speeding Up for Houston-Dallas High-Speed Rail (Houston Chron) How Will We Wade Through the Politics of Driverless Cars? (Boston Globe) What’s Behind Maryland Gov. Hogan’s Pursuit of Maglev Rail? (WaPo) BRT Could Be the Best Solution for Charleston’s Gridlock (Post and Courier) New NACTO Guide Sees Protected Bike […]

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VA Transpo Plan Passage Could Inspire MD to Approve a Very Different Plan (WaPo) Gov. McDonnell Already Saying He’ll “Review” Fee on Alternative Fuel Cars (WaPo) Is President Obama All Talk When It Comes to Infrastructure? (Governing) Sen. Franken Wants More Competition in Freight Rail (The Hill) Almost 60% of NY-NJ-CT Region’s Ped Fatalities Happen […]

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November Vote Could Integrate Suburban County Into Atlanta Transit (Next City) Chinese Firm Bids for California High-Speed Rail Project, Wins Boston Contract (Gov Tech, Fox Biz) Redfin Buys Walkscore (Wired, GeekWire) Basic Questions Still Remain About D.C. Streetcar Plans (WaPo) What Can the U.S. Can Learn From France’s Transit Designs? (CityLab) Maryland and Wisconsin Voters Could Put […]

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Massachusetts Transpo Secretary to Step Down This Month (AP) Public Meetings Begin Soon on Houston-Dallas High-Speed Rail (Dallas News) Purple Line Politics Play Into Maryland’s Race for Governor (WaPo) Missouri Ethics Panel Shoots Down Complaint on Kansas City Streetcar (KC Star) There May Still Be Hope for the Federal Employee Mass Transit Benefit (Gov Exec) […]