Today’s Headlines

  • Here’s Rep. Mica’s Solution to Our Transportation Mess (Politico)
  • Where’s the “Adult Conversation” About Energy? (NYT)
  • Amtrak Turns to Private Sector for Northeast Corridor Funding Boost (The Hill)
  • Can DC Afford to Keep Metro Running? (The Transport Politic)
  • Environment Takes Shellacking as Obama’s Reelection Fight Nears (LAT)
  • Lady Gaga Dress Makes Clean Air a Fashion Statement (Switchboard)
  • Future Looks Bright — and High Tech —  for Freight Rail (WSJ)
  • Why We Probably Won’t Get a Highway Bill This Year (Trucking Info)
  • Q & A: Bike Sharing Goes Viral With the Help of Better Tech (Fortune)
  • Lies, Distorted Lies, and Subway Maps (GGW)

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Why the UN’s Habitat III Conference Matters for the Future of Cities (CityLab) Feds Put Hudson Rail Tunnel Project on Fast Track (WSJ) After Crash, NJ Lawmakers Seek $10M for Train Safety Tech (NJ.com) Retirement Communities of the Future Will Be Walkable and Urban (NYT) FTA Gives Out $8M for “Mobility on Demand” Solutions (Progressive […]

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How Equity Can Factor Into Downtown Revitalization (Next City) Seattle’s the First U.S. City to Let Uber, Lyft Drivers Unionize (Seattle Times) In The Hill, Former Transpo Secretaries Praise Bipartisan Bill Connecticut Plays Key Role in Amtrak’s Scheme to Modernize (Hartford Courant) Downtown Chicago Gets Its First BRT Corridor Next Week (Streetsblog Chicago) U.S. Sees […]

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Gallup: Boston, San Fran, Chicago Lead Nation in “Active Living” (Chicago Trib) ITDP Sprawl Is Outpacing Transit, and It’s Terrible for the Climate (AFP) What’s at Stake for Rail in This Year’s Elections? (Progressive Railroading) Envisioning a Multi-County Transit System for NE Ohio (Plain Dealer) Troubled NJ Transit Faces Prospect of Legislative Inquiry (Bloomberg) Feds to Support TOD […]

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DOT Hands Out $65M More for Smart Tech (Tech Crunch) NJ Transit Is a Leader… in Crashes and Safety Violations (AP) Foxx: We Could Be the Last Car-Owning Generation (Popular Science) San Diego vs. LA: Two Drastically Different Transportation Tax Measures (KPBS) Why Isn’t LA’s Bike-Share as Popular as Bike-Share in Other Cities? (LA Times) Philly Hires First […]

Denver Tech Companies’ Number 1 Demand: Bike Lanes

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First Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel famously threatened to steal Seattle’s tech workers with protected bike lanes. Then Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn fired back saying the city would use protected bike lanes to keep them there. Today, Michael Andersen at People for Bikes reports that Denver wants in on the competition. Tami Door, president of the […]

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Why Cleveland Won’t Get Much Back From the RNC (Slate) GOP Delegates Split on Climate Change (Scientific American) Congress Has a Month to Sign Off on Funding for Maryland’s Purple Line (WaPo) Minneapolis Light Rail Clears Milestone But Still Lacks Funds (StarTrib) Feds Greenlight BRT for Stretch of Historic Route 66 (AP) Can Nashville Be […]