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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 […]

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Amtrak, Safety Officials to Testify on Philadelphia Crash (AP) Oregon Tests Out Taxing Drivers by the Mile (The Hill) Sacramento to Vote Yea or Nay on Streetcar This Week (CBS Sacramento) L.A.-Area Coalition Fights Against New Highway Tunnel (Next City) Pittsburgh Debuts Bike-Share, While Louisville Program Sees Delays (Post-Gazette, Broken Sidewalk) San Francisco Officials Pledge to Ride Transit […]

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How Planning Director Harriet Tregoning Transformed D.C.(WaPo) Honolulu Rail Project Advances Despite Unresolved Court Case (AP) Biden, Foxx Talk Infrastructure Investment in Philly Today (AP) Pedestrian Fatalities Mount As San Francisco Pitches Safe Streets (SQED) Global Campaign Calls for Sustainable Transpo (GreenBiz) In Northern Plains, It’s Amtrak vs. Big Oil (OPB) Report Finds “Transit Deserts” in Chicago’s System […]

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As Green Line Costs Rise, Massachusetts Transpo Chief Switches Stance (Boston Globe) Schumer to Feds: Use Leftover Sandy Money on Hudson Rail Tunnels (The Hill) Advocates Want to Restore Amtrak Service Lost Since Katrina (The Hill) Train Service Returns to Holyoke, MA, After Half Century (NEPR) Amtrak Tests Out Bikes on Trains for Chicago-DC Line (Pittsburgh Gazette) […]

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A Divided House Passes $8B Amtrak Funding Bill (The Hill) Bill Could Boost the Northeast and Allow for High-Speed NYC-Boston Train (CBS, Mirror) Ferguson Police Routinely Stopped Black Residents for the Crime of Walking (Grist) Rift in DC Metro Board Delays Search for New Chief (WaPo) What Data Can Reveal About Detroit’s Transit System (Detroit News) Is America’s Urban Comeback […]

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Test Run: Amtrak Train to Hit 110 MPH Today in Illinois (HuffPo) Virginia Considers New Models for Transit Funding (Richmond Times-Dispatch) Sacramento Railyards Poised for Rebirth (NRDC Switchboard) Academic Focus on Biking Now Includes Sociology, Anthropology (Inside Higher Ed) When Is It Best to Convert a Rail Line to Another Use? (Pedestrian Observations) Can Tax […]