Today’s Headlines

  • LaHood to Stick Around (Bloomberg)
  • Grist: It’s Congress, Not Obama, That Has Real Power with Climate Change
  • Barbara Boxer Sees Carbon Tax as Viable (SF Chron)
  • Amtrak Shifts Some Costs to States (WSJ)
  • California’s High-Speed Rail Doesn’t Need Cash From Feds Just Yet (Politico)
  • Report: D.C.-Area Public Wants Better Transpo, But Is Reluctant to Pay (WaPo)
  • Project for Public Spaces Shows How to “Rightsize” Streets
  • “We Must Do Better” With Chicago-St. Louis Rail (St. Louis Post Dispatch)
  • Mississippi Transit System Tops Ridership Record (AP)

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Boxer Sounds Alarm on Ticking Clock for Transportation Funding (The Hill) And AASHTO Infographic Lays Out All the Numbers (via Better Roads) Without Tax Hike, Detroit Bus System Will Have to Shut Down (AP) APTA Stands by Its Ridership Report (Progressive Railroading) Increasing Number of Californians Support High-Speed Rail (Sacramento Biz Journal) DC Metro Fares to Rise […]

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House Supports Including Uber in Transit Benefits for Federal Employees (The Hill) Nashville Marks 10 Years of Commuter Rail (Tennessean) Chinese Investors Look Into Twin Cities High-Speed Rail (Finance & Commerce) Will Minneapolis Greenway Stretch Beyond Its First Five Blocks? (Next City) “Radio Silence” From NJTransit During Transpo Funding Shutdown (TSTC) Building Better Bike Lanes, With Help […]

St. Louis “Beat Congestion” and Now Commute Times Are Longer

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St. Louis is every highway planner’s dream. Consistently ranked among the least-congested cities in America, the region’s car commuters spend a smaller share of their trips to work sitting in traffic than all but two other cities. That means St. Louis car commuters aren’t encumbered much by other car commuters, just like in those car commercials. But […]

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House Stays Silent in Funding Debate (The Hill) How Senate’s MAP-21 Reauthorization Might Affect Cities (Next City) Obama Criticizes GOP for Taking Credit on Projects They Wouldn’t Fund (The Hill) Honolulu Rail Faces Obstacles to Budget, Schedule (Pacific Biz News) With Biden’s Cleveland Visit, Plain Dealer Looks at Importance of TIGER Grants in Ohio 121 Projects Developing […]

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What’s Causing the National Decline in Bus Ridership? (The Century Foundation) Tampa Paints Its First Green Bike Lane (Tampa Tribune) Cleveland Getting in on the Tiny House Movement (Cleveland.com) Bay Area Approves Enormous Bike-Share Expansion (Palo Alto Online) St. Louis Considering an Expansion of Its Light Rail System (Post-Dispatch) Seattle Seeking $15 Billion to Expand Light Rail […]