Today’s Headlines

  • Amtrak Reaches Agreements on 18 State-Supported Routes (The Hill)
  • Also, Turns Out Amtrak’s NOT a Money Pit (NYT)
  • As BART Negotiations Continue, Next City Looks at Pros and Cons of Transit Strikes
  • In Virginia, Infrastructure Backers Want McAuliffe for Gov (Politico)
  • Will New Delay Derail Twin Cities Light Rail? (StarTribune)
  • CityFix Shares Insights from the Recent Shared-Use Mobility Summit
  • Will Portland’s Steps to Fight Climate Change Be Enough? (Portland Trib)
  • Newest Columbia River Crossing Plan Scales Back Bike Features (Bike Portland)
  • Survey Looks at Rider Patterns on Popular DC Circulator (WaPo)
  • How Does Ann Arbor Fit Into Southeast Michigan’s Transit Network? (Ann Arbor Chron)
  • Grand Rapids Beefs Up Bike Infrastructure (Rapid Growth)

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After Years of Dormancy, Feds Pull Funding From Houston Light Rail Project (Chron) As DC Metro Boss Shakes Up Staffing, Senate Bill Would Add to Feds’ Oversight (WaPo) Long-Stalled Plans for Detroit-Ann Arbor Rail See New Life (Detroit News) Senate Bill Would Reinvest Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor Profits in Northeast Corridor (CT Post) Feds Voice Support for Boston’s […]

Bike Commute Rate in Portland Reaches a New High

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New Census data out this week shows that the bike commute rate in Portland is higher than ever, exceeding the 7 percent threshold for the first time. Meanwhile, in the tier below Portland, about half a dozen large and mid-sized cities are neck and neck, Tom Fucoloro at Seattle Bike Blog reports: Seattle (3.7 percent) is now in a […]

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To Understand the Debt Crisis, Just Look At Our Inability to Raise the Gas Tax (Infrastructurist) In Remarks on S&P Downgrade, Obama Again Pushes For Infrastructure Bank (JOC) Canada Struggles With Its Own Infrastructure Maintenance Backlog After Tunnel Collapse (CNews) Hand-Drawn Infographic Shows How Bike Touring Benefits Rural Economies (Path Less Pedaled) What’s the Role […]

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Trump Talks Infrastructure With the Times, Knows Nothing About Transit At the Moment, an “Infrastructure Bill” in Washington Is a Fantasy (Brookings) St. Louis Voters Okay Metrolink Expansion, Shoot Down MLS Stadium (St. Louis Public Radio) It Sure Looks Like the Car Insurance Industry Discriminates Against People of Color (ProPublica) Tulsa Will Use a Combined Pass […]