Today’s Headlines

  • Judge Deals Major Blow to California High Speed Rail (AP)
  • Would Transit Agencies Be Better If They Were Non-Profits? (Atlantic Cities)
  • Where Boston Mayoral Hopefuls Stand on Development (Boston Globe)
  • MD Transit Authority Makes Case for Public-Private Partnership on Purple Line (WaPo)
  • Pittsburgh Gains Cred as Top Walking/Biking City (PPS)
  • Hybrid/Electric Bus Maker (and Anthony Foxx’s Former Employer) Files for Bankruptcy (AP)
  • Cycling Movement Gains Momentum Across Texas (Texas Trib)
  • Portland Mayor’s Office Puts Out Feelers on Carbon Tax (Bike Portland)
  • Experts Chat: How Do You Revitalize Urban Cores? (ULI)

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Tennessee Creates Fund for Transit, Biking, Pedestrian Projects (AP) … While Urban Land Institute Assesses Nashville (Tennessean) Report: Transit Use Up, Driving Down in Twin Cities (Star Tribune) Connecticut Economy Suffered During Recent Metro-North Disruption (AP) Boston Globe: Next T Contractor Needs to Increase Ridership Austin Rail Aims to Connect City’s Growth Centers (Community Impact) […]

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Transpo Bill Lobbyists Put Heat on Congress (Politico) FTA: Existing Transit Should Get First Priority with Sandy Funds (Newsday) DOTs Want “High-Speed Experience” for Chicago-Detroit Train (Lakeshore Public Media) Transpo Issues Draw Crowds to Boston Mayoral Forum (Boston Globe) There’ll Be Pain Before Gain With D.C.’s Silver Line (Washington City Paper) Texas Agencies Go Digital […]

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First $390M Released in Sandy Aid for Transpo Systems (WSJ) …But Sequester Means Less Money for Transit Recovery (Transpo Nation) NH House Votes for Gas Tax Increase (AP, Patch), as Texas Weighs Sales Tax for Transpo (Tribune) From the Bike Summit: “Bikes Mean Business” (Bike Portland) Berkeley Study: Why People Give Up on Public Transit (Forbes) Streetcar […]

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Mica Fends Off Adams in Florida (AP, Roll Call) Lessons for Atlanta: How to Pass a Transpo Referendum (Atlantic Cities) LaHood, Local Leaders Demand Reform for Board in Charge of Dulles Rail (WaPo, The Hill) Boston Globe: The T Scares Off Contractors MARTA Continues With Rail Expansion, Despite T-SPLOST Defeat (Progressive Railroading) West Palm Beach […]

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Kaid Benfield: Massachusetts Smart-Growth Incentives Could Be Stronger (Atlantic Cities) Rhode Island Transpo Chief Elected AASHTO Prez (AP) Wonkblog: Is a Carbon Tax a Comprehensive Climate Solution? Gov. McDonnell Looks at Hiking Gas Tax in Virginia (NBC DC) Illinois Firm Wins $352M California Bullet Train Contract (Examiner) Bike Portland: Federal vs. Local Control of Streets Makes […]

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Derrick Jackson: Boston Needs to Muster the Will to Adopt Congestion Pricing (Globe) U.S. Auto Industry Predicts Return to Pre-Crash Size By 2016 (NYT Mag) After T-SPLOST Defeat, Georgia Gov Focuses on Interchange Project, Rules Out New Rail Funding (AJC) This Fall, Houstonians Can Vote to Actually Spend All Transit Tax Dollars on Transit (Texas […]