Today’s Headlines

  • Newt Gingrich, Rail Visionary? (Transportation Nation)
  • Barbara Boxer’s TIFIA Would Drop Environmental Criteria (HuffPo)
  • Study: Health Benefits Outweigh Costs of Ciclovia, Open Streets Events (BikePortland)
  • Neighboring Cities Press U.S. DOT to Keep Rejected Transit Funds in Greater Detroit (Patch, DFP)
  • GPS Tools Illustrate “Unhealthy Reliance on Cars” Among Canadian Youth (SunTimes)
  • Why Not Fix Suburbia With Green, Complete Streets? (NRDC)
  • APTA: Even With Lower Gas Prices, Americans Still Save Money Going by Transit
  • Maryland Transit Plans 90-Cent Fare Increase Over Two Years (WaPo)
  • DIY Tips for Boosting Biking, Walking in Your City (Shareable)
  • Is Bigger Better? DC Plans Larger, Not More Bikeshare Stations (GGW)
  • Parks Breathe Life – and Jobs – Into Cities (Hill)
  • ddartley

    I think the BikePortland link goes to the wrong place.

  • ddartley

    I think the BikePortland link goes to the wrong place.

  • Fixed — thanks @2845c30b2c318e5d719851914cf599b9:disqus 

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