Today’s Headlines

  • Anthony Foxx Confirmation Process Advances to Full Senate (McClatchy, Bloomberg)
  • Congress Pushes to Make Commuter Tax Benefits Permanent (WaPo)
  • Shuster Gets Frank on Amtrak Vision (E&E Daily)
  • New Spending Formula in NC Could Doom Trains, Sidewalks, Bikes, and Transit (News Observer)
  • Pierce County, WA, Makes Major Bus Cuts (King5)
  • AJC Airs Two Sides of Georgia Passenger Rail Debate
  • In Seattle, Partisan Differences on How to Fund Transit (Seattle Times)
  • Chicago Public-Private Rail Program Touts Successes But Faces Challenges (Trib)
  • Has Light Rail Been “Blight or Bliss” for Portland, OR? (Columbian)
  • According to HuffPo, Bike Backlash Is Quieting Down

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House to Vote on Bill that Expands Drilling to Pay for Infrastructure (Hill) Highway Removals Are Hipper Than Ever (Atlantic Cities) Last Year’s Storms Continue to Cost USDOT (TransNat) Rails-to-Trails or Bikes-to-Rails? A New Concept Bike From Italy Rides Old Tracks (TreeHugger) New Study Seeks to Quantify Health Benefits of Transportation (National Journal) How Seattle […]

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Feds Release $20M for DC Metro Repair Plan (WaPo) …As DC Cyclists Make Lemonade of the Service Cuts (CityLab) How 20 Years of Light Rail Have Transformed Dallas (Dallas Morning News) NJ Lawmakers Push Gas Tax Hike, Christie Doesn’t Buy Transit Funding Concerns (NJ.com, Press of AC) Should Seattle Burbs Help Foot the Bill for Light Rail Tunnel? (Seattle Times) […]

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Obama Calls for Private Investment in Infrastructure (NYT) …But Some Officials Say It’s Not That Easy (Roll Call) Can New Orleans Grow Along With Its Transit? (Times-Picayune) Isn’t There a Better Term Than “Ridesharing” for Uber and Lyft? (GGW) In Seattle, Transit Funding Package Makes It Onto November Ballot (Seattle Times) Detroit Prepares to Build […]

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More Zany Ideas for Protecting Pedestrians from Self-Driving Cars (City Observatory) The 10 Deadliest States for Pedestrians (790 KABC) Slate: Uber and Lyft Could Have the Biggest Impact in the South Enormous Mixed-Use Development Promises to Make Miami More Walkable (WLRN) Fresno to Begin Construction on Bus Rapid Transit System This Month (Fresno Bee) London […]

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Foxx Takes a Road Trip to Drum Up Support for Obama’s Transpo Plan (Transport Topics, AP) DOT: Highway Trust Fund Will Dry Up by August (The Hill) How Are States Responding to the Funding Gridlock? (Governing) New Orleans Group Rallies for Central Transit Hub (Times-Picayune) L.A. Metro Recommends Two Familiar Contractors for Downtown Rail Connection (LA Times) […]

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VP Candidates on Different Tracks with Amtrak Subsidies (CNN) Portland Metro Votes Against Devoted Funding for Active Transportation (Bike Portland) Bike League Looks at Growth of Cycling Since 2000 Former Auto Repair Family Adapts to Minneapolis Light Rail (StarTribune) Delayed Silver Spring, MD Transit Center Set to Open Next Fall (WaPo) Illinois Gears Up for […]