Today’s Headlines

  • Transit Ridership on the Rise as Transit Funding Declines (NYT)
  • New Year Brings New Wave of Texting While Driving Bans (LATimes)
  • Reabsorbing the Exurbs, the Real Estate Equivalent of Composting (Grist)
  • The Transport Politic Highlights New Transit Projects Opening in 2012
  • Six Urbanist Trends for 2012 (MyUrbanist)
  • Harvard’s Ed Glaeser: Living in Cities Is Simply Better (The European)
  • It’s the City Life: Why New Yorkers Have Highest Life Expectancy in the U.S. (Good)
  • New Law in California Gives Cities More Freedom to Reduce Speed Limits (Landline)
  • Alcohol Ignition Locks Successful in Hawaii, Now Standard in Oregon (RepublicStatesman Journal)
  • Albuquerque, NM Gave in to Politics, Stopped Using Red Light Cameras (KRQE)

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A New Resource for Tracking Transit Trends in American Cities

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How does transit ridership in your city stack up against other cities? A new tool from transit analyst extraordinaire Yonah Freemark at the Transport Politic can help you figure it out. Freemark’s “databook” compiles a raft of data from the Census and the Federal Transit Administration into a series of graphs and tables that show trends in transit ridership in selected U.S. cities. Here you […]

Today’s Headlines

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Now’s the Time to Take on the Transportation Bill (Detroit Free Press) A New Year Brings a Slew of New Transit Projects (Transport Politic) The GOP: Greener Than You Think? (Politico) Metro’s Random Bag Checks Draw Criticism (WaPo) Pony Up: Transportation Costs in New York Are Rising Fast (NYT) How to Make a Better Traffic […]

Today’s Headlines

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Four Examples of Why Federal Money Is Bad for U.S. Transportation (Next City) How Will North Carolina Navigate the Politics of its Transit Future? (E&E Publishing) Just Launched: The North American Bikeshare Association (Mobility Lab) Feds to Negotiate on Failed Alaska Ferry (Alaska Journal) Dallas Plays Catch-Up with Demand for Urban Living (D Mag) Jacksonville […]