Today’s Headlines

  • Bus-Only Lanes + Bike-Share = War on Cars in DC? (NPR)
  • To Attract the Creative Class, Atlanta Should Follow Portland and Build the Streetcar (AJC)
  • Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed Asks for Some Love for MARTA Ahead of Transpo Vote (AJC)
  • Transpo Bill Will Keep Ours Kids on Leashes, Hurt Cities (Salon)
  • New Jersey: Get Rid of the Self-Serve Ban, Raise the Gas Tax, and Fix Your Bridges (Slate)
  • Will Indiana Let Its Counties Vote on a Transit Tax? (IndyStar)
  • Fresno and Bakersfield HSR Station Design Make a Mess of Bike/Ped Access (Systemic Failure)
  • How Sprawl Aggravates Drought (Switchboard)
  • DetroitNews Op-ed Confuses Livable Urban Amenities With Suburbanism
  • “Measles Map” Shows the Sprawl that’s Driving the Columbia River Crossing (Blue Oregon)
  • The Last Carmageddon Was No Big Deal But This One Will Totally Suck If We Don’t Panic (LAT)
  • More Proof Kids Today Just Aren’t That Into Driving (Journal of Traffic Injury Prevention via TNation)

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DOT Effort to Reconnect Communities Severed By Highways Kicks Off in Spokane (Next City) The Connection Between Traffic Stops and Police Shootings (Transportist) Bike-Share Debuts in L.A. (Streetsblog LA, LA Times) Atlanta Residents to Vote on Transpo Sales Tax in November (AJC) Feds Investigate Second Tesla Self-Driving Vehicle Crash (The Hill) Engineering Prof: Why I Still Feel Safe […]

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Supreme Court Upholds Sprawl Fees For Greenfield Development (Switchboard) One Ridiculous Charge Dropped Against Grieving Georgia Mom Raquel Nelson, Two Remain (AJC) House Republican Says Grover Norquist’s Anti-Tax Pledge Is “Paralyzing” Congress (WaPo) Sen. Rand Paul Takes Up Anti-Transpo Enhancement Zealotry Where Coburn Left Off (Courier-Journal) Feds Lay the Groundwork For Detroit-to-Chicago HSR With $196.5 […]

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First $390M Released in Sandy Aid for Transpo Systems (WSJ) …But Sequester Means Less Money for Transit Recovery (Transpo Nation) NH House Votes for Gas Tax Increase (AP, Patch), as Texas Weighs Sales Tax for Transpo (Tribune) From the Bike Summit: “Bikes Mean Business” (Bike Portland) Berkeley Study: Why People Give Up on Public Transit (Forbes) Streetcar […]

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In GOP Senate, South Dakota’s John Thune Poised to Be Critical for Transportation (Roll Call) Maryland Upset Sees Anti-Rail Hogan Take Governor’s Seat (WaPo) Atlanta Transit Expansion Sees Wide Support at the Polls (AJC) Pinellas County, FL, Chooses Status Quo, Not Light Rail (Tampa Bay Times) Austin Shoots Down $1B Bond for Rail (Community Impact) Many Cities […]

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Just a Reminder To Give the President Some Slack When It Comes to Progress on Infrastructure (WaPo) IBIS World Ranked Each Candidate By Risk Level To Various Transpo Modes [PDF] Assaults Increase Against Transit Operators (KC Star) As Car-Obsessed Baby Boomers Diminish Their Driving, VMT Will Drop (AP) Oregon to Test VMT Charge (Bulletin) If […]