Today’s Headlines

  • NACTO to Release New Street Design Guide (Next American City)
  • The Slow-But-Sure Progress of High-Speed Rail Across the U.S. (NBC News)
  • Memphis Weighs Gas Tax to Fund Public Transpo (WREG)
  • WaPo Is Pretty Impressed With New Metro Rail Car
  • The Tennessean: Nashville’s Vitality Depends on Transit Growth
  • The Pilot: Va. Beach Should Vote Yes to Light Rail Nov. 6
  • From Streetfilms: How Vancouver Is Blending Bikes and Transit
  • New Texas Toll Road Has Nation’s Highest Speed Limit (Seattle Times)
  • Thirteen Reasons You Should Bike to Work (Business Insider)

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New York Studies Possibility of Higher-Speed Rail Between NYC and Niagara Falls (AP) Gov. Rick Scott’s Election-Year Gift to Tampa Area: A $131m Elevated Expressway (Tampa Bay Times) Bixi’s Financial Straits Don’t Seem to Be Impacting U.S. Bike-Share (Gas2) No Snowjam During Atlanta’s Second Snowstorm, So Who Needs Rail? (Marietta Daily Journal) Peer-to-Peer Bike-Share Takes Off […]

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Obama Proposes $4 Billion for Self-Driving Cars (NYT) … Gizmodo Lays Out Everything You Should Know About That Hawaii Seeks Development Along $6B Honolulu Rail Route (Pacific Biz News) Researchers Find Link Between Bike Infrastructure and Gentrifying Neighborhoods (WaPo) Austin Leaders Want High-Capacity Transit Proposal for Voters (Austin Biz Journal) Who Killed Durham’s Light Rail Project? (Indy Week) Amtrak Studies […]

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Senate Extends Transit Benefit, Ball Now In House’s Court (Baltimore Sun) First Nationwide Count of Parking Spaces Tallies More Than 500 Million (Knoxville News Sentinel) PA Gov. Rendell Invests $45M in Pittsburgh Transit Rather Than Cut Service (Post Gazette) Will Anti-Rail Republicans in Florida Block Reallocated Midwestern Rail Money? (ABC) Is High Speed Rail the […]

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LaHood Urges Obama to Embrace Gas Tax Increase (HuffPo) Can the Water Bill Serve as Model for Highway Bill Compromise? (Bloomberg) Brookings: Has Suburbanization Doomed the War on Poverty? French Firm to Take Over Running Massachusetts Commuter Rail (Boston Globe) … And How the Transit Chief “Cracked Some Eggs” to Get There (Globe) Could Obamacare […]

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Do City-Dwellers Really Have Shorter Commutes? (Next City) D.C. Metro Is Actually Undercrowded (Housing Complex) Bike League Looks at Rust Belt’s “Pedal-Powered Revival” Op-Ed: Twin Cities Should Raise Gas Tax, Favor Buses Over Light Rail (Pioneer Press) Bike-Share Company Faces New Problem in Minnesota (Atlantic Cities) Colorado Looks at High-Speed, Intercity Rail (Progressive Railroading) What Will Private Firms […]

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LaHood roasted with Toyota jokes at off-the-record dinner, featuring tributes from the president and White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel (The Hill) Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) makes it clear that she’s on board with L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa’s increasinly popular "30/10" transit plan (LAist) As Obama signs a $20 billion highway trust fund infusion into […]