Today’s Headlines

  • Study: Traffic Collisions Cost $299.5 Billion a Year, Leading Killer of Americans 5-34 (National Journal)
  • Commuter Transit Tax Benefit Set to Expire This Year (TransNat)
  • Detroit Buses Back in Service After Strike Over Safety for Drivers (HillDetroit News)
  • CA HSR: To Build Big and Bold or Small and Less Costly? (Politico)
  • Obama’s Vision for HSR Across America Continues to Stall (MSNBC)
  • Op-Ed: Sprawl Is the Real Enemy of Rural Living (Baltimore Sun)
  • Chicago Hopes to Boost Transit Use by Allowing Buses on Shoulders (Chicago Tribune)
  • Los Angeles’s Disadvantaged Population Denied Transportation Options (NRDC)
  • Amsterdam, Portland Show That Bikes and Light Rail Are Allies (GGW)
  • Spinlister Company Aims to Bring Peer-to-Peer Bike Sharing (BikePortland)

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Transit Union Wants Pols to See Fare Increases as New Taxes (National Journal) Why Cities Should Dismantle Urban Roadways (ThinkProgress) Record Year of Disasters Leaves Funding Short to Rebuild Roads (Stateline) Infographic Demonstrates T4A’s “There Are More Broken Bridges Than Golden Arches” (TransportGooru) Michigan DOT Moves Forward With Plans for Detroit-Chicago HSR (WZZM) Will NYC […]

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Mica: Transpo Bill Is “70 to 80% Completed” (Hill) Congressional Budget Deal Eliminates Funding for HSR (USA Today) Despite No New Funding for Illinois HSR, Optimism Remains (MyStateLine) LaHood Confident HSR Funding Can Be Authorized in Future (Medill Reports) Transit and TIGER Funding Preserved in Compromise Spending Bill (T4A) Transit Riders Union Gives Detroit Buses […]

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USDOT to Congress: We Need a ‘Gargantuan Large’ Investment in Transportation (WaPo) More States Crack Down on Driving While Texting (USAToday) Critics of Seattle’s Car Tab Fee Want to Use Funds for Bridge Repairs, New Bus Lines (Seattle Times) Chicago Set to Speed Up Transit and Freight Trains With New Track (Transport Politic) Michigan Amtrak […]

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Transpo Advocates, Toll Opponents Praise Proposed Gas Tax Hike (The Hill) Detroit Light Rail Will Proceed, Despite Funding Gap (Detroit News) America’s New Oil Crisis: Crashing Trains (Politico) Fast Lane Looks Back at 100 Years of American Bus Travel So Which Is It: Is Atlanta “Dangerous by Design” or Easily Walkable? (Decaturish) Texas Looks to Emulate Japan […]

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LaHood to Testify on HSR, Lessons Learned Before House Committee (Hill) Without HUD Sustainable Communities Program, Americans Will Pay More for Housing+Transpo (Citiwire) China Ready and Willing to Invest in America’s Infrastructure (Reuters) Infrastructure Banks, Common in States, Explained (Stateline) Fast Trains From Detroit to Chicago Expected Within 4 Years (Detroit Free Press) Michigan Governor, […]

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Light Rail Strengthens the Sibling Bond Between Twin Cities (Chicago Trib) Amtrak’s Likely to See Highest Rider Numbers of the Year Today (Columbian) Despite Recent Backlash, Uber’s Still Riding High (Tech Crunch) Montgomery County Goes More Ped-Friendly, But Wastes Money on Parking (Bethesda Now, GGW) Atlanta’s Figuring Out How to Operate Its New Streetcar Safely […]