Today’s Headlines

  • Smart Use of Smartphone Data Tracks Trains in Real Time (NYT)
  • Haley Barbour: Obama Trying to Keep Gas Prices High (WaPo)
  • Most Inspiring Bit of Biking Advice You’ll Ever Get From a Kindergartener (HuffPo)
  • California High-Speed Rail Project Has Plenty of Critics (SacBee)
  • The Interstate Highway System: A Blessing and a Curse (WSJ)
  • The Man Who Designed the DC Metro Map Gives It Another Go Thirty Years Later (WaPo)
  • Mapnificent: An App That Calculates Transit Travel Times for You (Good)
  • The Strange and Fascinating History of Disneyland’s “Highway in the Sky” (Micechat)

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DC’s Silver Line to Dulles Is Behind Schedule, Over Budget (WaPo, The Hill) Overall, Mayors Want Washington to “Do Something” (Politico) One Chart Shows What’s Gone Wrong With the Highway Trust Fund (City Lab) Foxx: Time to “Get Unrealistic” to Solve Transpo Situation (Transport Topics) Urban Vanguards to Descend on the Biggest Little City in […]

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The Fed Balks as Congress Aims to Take Billions for Transpo (Politico) The American Highway Users Alliance Wants You to Know About These Traffic Tie-Ups (WaPo, CBS News) How a Giant Highway Wrecked Syracuse (Atlantic) “Layer of Government Legitimacy” Added to Vegas-to-SoCal High-Speed Rail (AP) WaPo Chronicles Five Myths About the DC Metro Heritage Foundation Picks Out Five Gimmicks in […]

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DC Metro Boss to Unveil Overhaul Plan for Failing System (WaPo) Feds Investigate Civil Rights Violations in Tampa Highway Project (Tampa Bay Times) Via Carpooling App Raises $137 Million (NY Biz Journal) Ray LaHood Joins Uber’s Powerful New Advisory Board (The Hill, Guardian) U.S. High-Speed Rail Projects Favor Private Funds Over Public (Reuters) Foxx to Discuss Amtrak […]

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House Moves Forward with Bill to Slash High-Speed Rail, Community Development (The Hill, AP) Billions Need to Improve Metro North Derailment Area (Stamford Advocate) L.A. Times: It’s High Time to Ditch the Honor System for Metro Payments Coalition for Smarter Growth Shares Tales of the Walkable Lifestyle in D.C. (GGW) Labor Groups Demand Local Jobs […]

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Forbes: ASCE Lobbyists Are in League With Big Government to Spend, Spend, Spend Truckers Worry Infrastructure Bank Could Turn Highways into a “Piggy Bank” (Land Line) What’s the Point of All This Amtrak Bullying? (Railway Age) Americans on Global Climate Catastrophe: “Meh” (WaPo) As Transit Ridership Soars Nationwide, Atlanta’s MARTA Spirals Downward (Next City) Lesson […]

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What’ll Anthony Foxx Do When His Transpo Post Ends? (Charlotte Agenda) Is DIY Urbanism Only for White People? (WaPo) Feds Appoint New Boss for DC Metro Safety Oversight (WaPo) … And NJ Transit Hires Former Metro-North Prez to Look at Safety (AP) The Fear of High-Speed Trains (AP) Baltimore Bike-Share Launches Today (Baltimore Sun) What […]