Today’s Headlines

  • There Goes the Neighborhood: Older “Broken Hip-sters” Take Over the City (WSJ)
  • Boomers Tire of Suburban Life, Move Downtown (WaPo, Switchboard)
  • Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Might Not Really Be So Much Cheaper Than HSR (WaPo)
  • Capital Bikeshare Expands Farther and Farther Outside the City (WTOP)
  • Buses Can Run Faster (But Not Much Faster) on Freeways, But Forget About TOD (GGW)
  • Looks Like Dallas’ Party in the Park Could Use a Few More Partygoers (Good)
  • Women Forced to Ride Sidesaddle in Kenya (Thomson Reuters)
  • Want to Hearken Back to the Good Old Days? Look to Strong Towns.
  • Art-film Director Werner Herzog’s Documentary on Texting and Driving (NYT)
  • You Don’t Love Transit Like This Guy Loves Transit (AP)

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Washington Post: Don’t Coddle the Ethanol Industry; Impose a Carbon Tax Former DOT Secretaries Look to States and Cities to Solve the Transpo Funding Crisis (The Hill) Running Buses on a Highway Is Not BRT, and Is Not Smart Transit Planning (GGW) Cargo Train Carrying Honduran Migrants Derails, Killing At Least 5 (AP) Transit-Accessible Development […]

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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 […]

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Obama Signs Trust Fund Patch Into Law (Transport Topics) Will a Republican Senate Get to Write Transportation Bill in May? Looks Like It (WaPo) Transportation Reform Champion Sen. Brian Schatz Likely to Eke Out Nomination (WaPo) Road Lobby’s Warning Against Fuel Economy Standards: It Will Lower Gas Tax Receipts (The Hill) WaPo‘s Courtland Milloy Goes […]

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$500M Available for This Round of TIGER (Progressive Railroading) Hoosier State Amtrak Line Looks Back on Track (Indy Biz Journal) DOT Loans Help Fill Transpo Funding Gaps (The Hill) WaPo: “Starving Metro to Save It” Isn’t a Good Plan More States Look to Toll Roads (Brookings) Hartford Courant: Connecticut Needs TOD Guidance New Study Looks at Value […]

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Why the Prospects for Remedying Detroit’s Desperate Transit Situation Don’t Look Good (USNews) The Commuting Boom Is Over (AASHTO) Wealthy Opponents of Purple Line in Suburban Maryland Held a Fundraiser for New Gov Hogan (WaPo) Florida Cyclist Wins Fight to Legally Take the Lane (News Press) Will Low Gas Prices Hurt Transit Agencies? (Wall Street […]