Today’s Headlines

  • Now That 38 States Have Distracted Driving Bans, Is It Time For a Federal Law? (Chicago Tribune)
  • “125 MPH Rail or Bust,” Says Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers (The Hill)
  • Congressman: No Transit Construction Without Minority Jobs (Chicago Sun-Times)
  • In Georgia, DOT Chief Job Is a Political Favor, Not a Merit-Based Appointment (AJC)
  • L.A. Ensures That New Transit Creates U.S. Manufacturing Jobs (Brookings)
  • A Louisville Swimming Pool Gets Transportation Infrastructure Right (Broken Sidewalk)
  • Straphanger Author’s 7 Reasons Not to Own a Car (HuffPo)
  • Wal-Mart Plans Six Stores in D.C., Only Three With “Urban” Design (GGW)
  • Journal of Transport and Land Use‘s Special Issue on Value Capture
  • How to Fight Congestion (Since Road Widening Doesn’t Work) (Ottawa Citizen)
  • Holding Drivers Accountable For the Damage They Cause, A La 1923 (Atlantic Cities)