Today’s Headlines

  • Examiner: What Are Romney’s Plans for Transpo Policy?
  • Virginia Railway Fares Could Spike With Loss of State Funds (WaPo)
  • Train Hits 111 MPH in Illinois Test Run; Sun Times is Underwhelmed
  • How Breaking Records Has Become a Broken Record for Amtrak (Atlantic Cities)
  • Chicago Aldermen Want Input on Bike Lanes (Tribune)
  • Baton Rouge Transit Officials May Have to Renege on Election Promises (AP)
  • UCLA Expert: BRT’s the Better Investment for Honolulu (KITV)
  • Pennsylvania Region Talks About Consolidating Transit to Get More Aid (Times Leader)
  • Copenhagen Shelves Congestion Pricing For Now (Road Pricing)
  • Skeptics Ask: Why Does Kansas City Need Streetcars When It Has Buses? (The Star)

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Aspen, Colorado, to Vote on “Idaho Stop”

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Almost exactly 30 years ago, the state of Idaho enacted a traffic rule that would come to be known nationally as the “Idaho Stop,” allowing cyclists to treat stop signs like yield signs. In three decades as the law of the land, the Idaho Stop has a fine safety record. While the same rule has […]

Aspen, Colorado, to Vote on "Idaho Stop"

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Almost exactly 30 years ago, the state of Idaho enacted a traffic rule that would come to be known nationally as the “Idaho Stop,” allowing cyclists to treat stop signs like yield signs. In three decades as the law of the land, the Idaho Stop has a fine safety record. While the same rule has […]

Queens Chamber Continues Campaign Against Congestion Pricing

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Foes of congestion pricing marshalled by the Queens Chamber of Commerce held a press conference yesterday at which several politicians from the borough took a stand against the mayor’s plan. According to a press release provided by the chamber, City Council Finance Chair David Weprin called the proposal unnecessary: "I don’t think City Hall understands […]

DC's Bold New Transportation Plan Envisions a City of Multi-Modal Streets

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A massive expansion of bike and transit infrastructure. Congestion pricing to keep traffic jams in check. A new transportation proposal from the District Department of Transportation, moveDC, would transform the way people get around America’s capital. Dan Malouff at Greater Greater Washington says moveDC has got it all: If it actually becomes the template for DC’s transportation, […]