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Mica Points Finger at Dems for Failing Transpo Workers (The Hill) Georgia Moves on to Plan B After T-SPLOST Debacle (AJC) The Short-Term Benefit of the California Bullet Train: Jobs (Press-Enterprise) Chicago Area Plays “Three-Dimensional Chess” With Transit Funds (Tribune) New Jersey Dems Tout Amtrak’s Record Numbers (The Hill) DC Metro Unveils Spiffy New Rail […]

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Feds Set Post-Sandy Building Standards (TransNat) Will China Be Able to Help With California’s High-Speed Rail? (AP) Project 100: Zappos CEO Wants to See Fewer Cars in Vegas (Grist, Gigaom) Massachusetts Leaders Spar Over Transpo Funding (MassLive, Boston.com) Indy Mayor: “Time to Act” on Stalled Transit Expansion (Indy Star) Atlantic Cities Looks at Improvement Plans for Amtrak’s NE Corridor […]

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Pew Research Center Looks at Who’s Using Transit in the U.S. After Sunday’s Amtrak Crash, Feds Order Safety Review (WaPo) Maryland’s Purple Line, Contract Now Approved, Will Have Longest Rail Cars in U.S. (WaPo, GGW) How California Environmental Law Blocks Bike Lanes (LA Times) San Antonio Among Nine Cities To Get TOD Boost From Feds (SA Biz Journal, Smart Growth America) […]

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In Maryland, Prince George’s County Makes Big Pact for Purple Line (WAMU) After Yes Vote on Transit Package, What’s Next for Phoenix? (AZ Central) Brookings Calls for Broader Look at Transport Than Texas A&M Mobility Study Business Travelers Embrace Car-Sharing (NYT) When Old Infrastructure Continues to Fail, and New Doesn’t Get Built at All (CityLab) WaPo Demands […]

Capital Bikeshare Winning Hearts, But How Will It Change the Streets?

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It’s been a scant few weeks since Washington, D.C. launched the country’s largest bike-sharing system, but Capital Bikeshare is already being heralded as a big success. More than 2,000 people have become system members, more than the city’s smaller, privately-run system, SmartBike, garnered during its troubled two-year lifespan. Overall the new system is generating a […]

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Feds Announce Major Funding for Amtrak’s NJ-NY Gateway Project (CBS Local, Railway Age) NHTSA Issues Recommendations for Driverless Cars (The Hill) Can a Makeover Turn Around America’s Busiest Transit Center? (Good, Atlantic Cities) In California, High-Stakes Trial for High-Speed Rail (Mercury News) Study: Commuters Want Better Transit Tech (Wired) Montgomery County, MD, Gets New Planning […]