Today’s Headlines

  • LaHood Calls MAP-21 (In Effect Monday) a “New Transportation Era” (The Hill)
  • Japan and Britain Offer Examples for Privatizing Amtrak (National Review)
  • Downtowns Are Officially Booming (Atlantic Cities)
  • Illinois Company Bids to Make 130 High-Speed Rail Cars (Trib)
  •  HuffPo Sees Links Between Driverless Cars, Victorian Sewers
  • MARTA to Release “Wealth of Data” to Entrepreneurs and Developers (Creative Loafing Atlanta)
  • Should U.S. Follow Germany and “Punish” Private Drivers? (Reason.com)
  • The Long and Winding Road of Nashville’s BRT (Tennessean)
  • Bill in Michigan is Try #24 for Linking Detroit, Burbs (Detroit News)
  • Map: Where Are Americans Using the Most Oil? (Atlantic Cities)

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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 […]

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No Wonder Republicans Don’t Like to Talk About Cities (Next American City) Detroit Exhorted to Work Together As a Region on Transit (MLive, Freep) Memphis Bus Riders Push For Gas Tax Increase on the  Ballot (Commercial Appeal, WREG) Point/Counterpoint on Pierce County Sales Tax Hike For Transit (News Tribune) Multiple Ways to Measure Transit’s Economic Efficiency (Ottawa Citizen) Cycletrack […]

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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 […]

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More Developers Are Building Without Parking (WSJ) 50,000 People Ride Cincinnati Streetcar on Opening Weekend (Business Journal) Edward Hume: How Transportation Overkill Is Killing Us (NYT) Google’s “Cozy” Relationship With Self-Driving Car Regulators (The Atlantic) Federal Grant Will Bring Health Clinics to St. Louis Metro Stations (STL Today) …One of 19 Health-Transportation Projects Funded With $7 Million From […]

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GOP Platform Officially Adopts Agenda 21 Fearmongering (Atlantic Cities, NYT) The Practical Problem With Cars: They Take Up Space (GGW) Upcoming Bike League Webinar: How to Win Bike Funding Under MAP-21 Columbus, Mississippi Considers Public Transit (AP) How Distorted Subway Maps Affect Our Choices (Smithsonian) Houston Dives Into Car-Sharing (AutoblogGreen) Google Maps Adds Voice Directions […]