Today’s Headlines

  • Report Recommends BRT For NYC As Hedge Against Future Storms (Transpo Nation)
  • LA Targets Infrastructure Repair With New Property Tax Measure (LAT)
  • How DC Came to Be the Undisputed King of U.S. Bike-Sharing (Slate)
  • DC Wants It All: Transit, Bikes, Traffic Management and Road Widening (WaPo)
  • More Noise Pollution, Please: How to Save Pedestrians From Hybrid Cars (The Hill)
  • Got 240 Hours? Experience the Lives of Transit Workers Around the World (Co.Exist)
  • Want People to Love Walking? Build Sidewalks Like These (FlavorWire via Good)
  • Montana (!!) Gets Serious About Sustainable Transportation (Montana State Univ.)
  • Some Pretty Obvious Strategies For Luring Drivers Onto Transit (Atlantic Cities)
  • “User Pays”: A Simple Slogan For Getting Past Opposition to a Gas Tax Hike (Post and Courier)

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FHWA Publishes State VMT and Highway Info, Showing Just How Much California Drives Transportation Committee Learns to Live Without Earmarks — But Doesn’t Like It (National Journal) Is the Mainstream Media Incapable of Doing Decent Coverage of Traffic Enforcement? (Streetsblog LA) Why Doesn’t Anyone Talk About the Costs of Transit Congestion? (Business Vancouver) After All […]

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300 Lawmakers Call on House Leaders for Long-Term Transpo Solution (Crain’s Chicago) DC Metro Could See Big Cuts (GGW) Boston Transit Chief Defends Agency’s Performance During Epic Snow (Boston Globe) How Should Cities Regulate Uber and Other Ride-Hailing Services? (Roll Call) Eleanor Holmes Norton Wants to Revive, Double the Transit Tax Break (The Hill) Foxx, […]

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Target Cutting Staff as It Transitions to Smaller, More Urban Stores (Next City) NC Lawmaker Wants to Replace Gas Tax With Flat Annual Fee for Motorists (Charlotte Observer) Grist: Equitable Placement of Bike Lanes an Important Social Justice Issue Texas State Lawmaker Wants to Refuse Federal Funding for Transit (Planetizen) Phoenix Moving Ahead With Tax […]

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MA House Speaker Wants New Revenue for Transit, But Not for Expansions (Boston Globe) Is Privatization of Transit a Good Thing? (Bay Citizen) From the Bike Summit: Advocates Push for Safety (WAMU) And More on How to Encourage Women to Bike (MTR) Miami Transit Advocates Create “Pop-Up” Station (WLRN) Plans on Track for Cotton Belt Commuter […]

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McDonnell Wants to Ditch Gas Tax for Higher Sales Tax in Virginia (WaPo, WAMU) WaPo Editorial Calls This Transpo Plan “Bold and Paltry” Grist Makes Predictions on Obama’s “Green Team,” Including Villaraigosa Former Mass Transpo Chief: Tax Parking to Fund Bike/Ped/Transit Projects (Governing) How to Make Transit as Fun as Driving (NRDC Switchboard) Harvard Profs: […]