Today’s Headlines

  • VA Legislature Green-Lights McDonnell’s Wacko Transpo Plan… (WaPo)
  • …Which Will Actually Save Drivers Money at the Pump (ABC)
  • LaHood Warns of Sequester Consequences to Air Travel, McCain “Shames” Him (NBCWaPo)
  • Gas Tax Hike 6 to 14 Times More Effective Than CAFE Standards (Forbes, WaPo)
  • California HSR Opponents Drop Lawsuit (ABC)
  • Rural Pennsylvanians Lament Possible Loss of Amtrak Service (Altoona Mirror)
  • Austin Transit Plans Aren’t Dead Yet (Statesman)
  • French Show That High-Speed Trains Aren’t Just For the Riches (Transport Politic)
  • Cyclists Annoy Drivers Because They Don’t Obey the Same “Moral Order” (BBC)
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“Wrestlemania” in DC: Metro vs. Congress (WaPo, NYT) L.A. Mayor Backs Tax Increase for $120B Transit Proposal (AP) New York’s MTA Withdraws From APTA (TransitCenter) Louisville Looks Forward With Mobility Plan — But No Light Rail (Broken Sidewalk, WFPL) Inspector General Report Says FTA Should Be a Better Watchdog (WaPo) The Master Plan for Downtown Vegas (Next City) Looking at California’s High-Speed Rail […]

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The Purple Line Is Really Happening for Maryland’s DC Suburbs (WaPo, Baltimore Sun) Human Transit’s Jarrett Walker on Why Cars and Cities Don’t Match (WaPo) How Federal Rules Hold Back Mixed-Use Development (Crossroads) Small Towns Aren’t Immune to Big City Conflicts (Next City) New Bill Threatens Bike/Ped Funding in Tennessee (WTVC) DC, Maryland, Virginia Agree on […]

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To Understand the Rage in Charlotte, Look to the History of Its Roads (ThinkProgress) G-7 Welcomes U.S. Driverless Car Guidelines (Seattle Times) Voters in NJ, Illinois Could Opt to Protect Transportation Funds (Governing) BRT Posed as Answer to Miami’s Traffic Congestion (Miami Herald) If DC Metro Cancels Late-Night Service, Can Uber and Lyft Fill the Gap? (WaPo) […]

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What Happens to Rural Areas as the World’s Population Moves to Cities? (Good) Former LA Port Worker Pushes to Dump Planned Highway Extension, Build Rail Instead (Burbank Leader) LaHood Hits Back Against Post Editorial Slamming High Speed Rail Plans (WaPo) WaPo Also Takes Aim at VA Gov. McDonnell’s Unpaid-For Transpo Plans Why Aren’t Chicago’s Mayoral […]

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Sprawl Contributing to Houston’s Horrible Flooding Problems (ABC News) Transit Use Isn’t Surging; Driving Still Too Cheap (WaPo) Feds Find 229 Safety Defects During D.C. Metro Inspection (ABC News) Did Light Rail Between Minneapolis and St. Paul Spur $4.2 Billion in Investment? (Pioneer Press) Provo, Utah, Residents Trying to Block Bus Rapid Transit Project (Salt Lake […]