Today’s Headlines

  • House Votes For Formulas, Against Strategic Spending (Hill)
  • Senate Conference Proposal Includes Aid For Gulf States (The Advocate)
  • Uncertainty Lingers Around Detroit Light Rail (Detroit News)
  • Three Tax Reforms For Better Cities (Strong Towns)
  • Arts, Affordable Housing, and Unaffordable Parking: Three Swords Against Sprawl (The Spec)
  • Wendell Cox Is Wrong That Sprawl Can Make For a Vibrant City (Montreal Gazette)
  • It Just Takes Willpower: Urban Growth Boundaries Protect Farmland (HuffPo)
  • Philly Considering Requiring Council Approval For Bike Lanes (Next American City)
  • A Call For Transportation Deregulation (Next American City)

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Detroit's Sprawl King: Transit Expansion Plan Would Be a "Job Killer"

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We’ve been following Detroit’s efforts to remake itself as a less car-dependent, more sustainable city, with great interest. There seems to be a growing understanding in the Motor City that bikeability, walkability and improved transit service are imperative to remake the economy and reverse the city’s infamous urban decay. So much so that private investors […]

Today’s Headlines

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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 […]

Today’s Headlines

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Evidence That Lower-Income Americans Are Being Priced Out of Expensive Regions (WSJ) Among Interventions CDC Recommends to Improve Health: Expanding Transit Tesla’s Suburban Problem (Alex Steffen) SEPTA Transit Workers Strike Begins Second Day in Philadelphia (WPVI) Pistons to Return to Detroit, Reversing Sprawl Exodus (Detroit News) Boston Bicyclists Take Safety Into Their Own Hands, Crowdfund […]