Today’s Headlines

  • Three National Bike Orgs Opt Against Merger (Bikes Belong)
  • LaHood to Announce $470M for State Road, Bridge Repairs (WaPo)
  • Oahu Rail Could Affect Senate Race (AP)
  • Turning Dallas’s 55+ DART Stations Into Cultural Plazas (GOOD)
  • L.A. Times: Acela Defies Bullet Train Skeptics
  • Colorado Investigates High-Speed Transit Tech (AP)
  • Next American City: Philly Can’t Ignore Its Cyclists
  • San Jose Expands Bike Lanes (Mercury News)

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Senate Bill Calls for Infrastructure Bank (The Hill) If Cincinnati Streetcar Dies, Feds Want Their Money Back (Cincinnati Biz Courier) Austin Bike-Share to Launch Next Month (Austin Chron) Repurposing Parking Garages for a Carless Future (Atlantic Cities) Bike League Announces 17 New Bike-Friendly Universities Will Amtrak Have to Cut Out the Wine and Cheese? (The Hill) […]

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Tennessee Creates Fund for Transit, Biking, Pedestrian Projects (AP) … While Urban Land Institute Assesses Nashville (Tennessean) Report: Transit Use Up, Driving Down in Twin Cities (Star Tribune) Connecticut Economy Suffered During Recent Metro-North Disruption (AP) Boston Globe: Next T Contractor Needs to Increase Ridership Austin Rail Aims to Connect City’s Growth Centers (Community Impact) […]

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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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LaHood’s Thoughts on the Future of American Transportation (Fast Lane) More Analysis of the “End of Car Culture” from NYT, Bike League, MarketWatch New Transpo Secretary Foxx Supportive But Vague on Bikes (Bike League) Class Divisions in Navigating the San Fran Transit Strike (Next City) So What’s STROADing? Pics Explain (Strong Towns) Bad Infrastructure –> Bad Biking […]

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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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LaHood Cites Progress on Detroit Transit Authority (Detroit News, Free Press) Feds to Host Meeting on Rail Future for NE Corridor (AP) Bike Lanes Are Better When Separated, and Most Any Barrier Will Do (Atlantic Cities) Buffalo, NY Could See Smarter Growth (AP) Augusta Warned on Contingencies for Sales Tax Projects (Augusta Chronicle) Portland City Council […]