Today’s Headlines

  • 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)
  • Chicago Sun Times: Taxing Bikes Wouldn’t Be Smart
  • Why Aren’t Teens Driving? One Study Says It’s Because They’re Broke (IIHS)
  • With $1.4M from Feds, Western Michigan U. to Research “Livable Communities” (APM Live)
  • In Portland, Bike Lanes Will be Lit With Solar-Powered LEDs (Bike Portland)

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Feds Visit Memphis to Check Out Sustainable Communities Investments (AP) DC’s Silver Line to Start Running This Summer (WaPo) Foxx Talks Rail Safety at North Dakota Crash Site (The Hill) Study: NJ Transit Should Take Over PATH (Asbury Park Press) North Carolina Groups Rally for Congress to Pass Transpo Bill (Winston Salem Journal) Maryland AG […]

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Maryland Cheers Plans for Light Rail Funding (AP) Republican Lawmakers Threaten Amp BRT Money in Nashville (Tennessean) Forbes Chats with Mike Bloomberg About Cities and Climate Change Indiana Transit Advocates Hope for Compromise Legislation (Indianapolis Biz Journal) How Can Cities Get Creative to Disincentivize Driving? (Atlantic Cities) … And Is L.A. Actually Ready for That? (Politico […]

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Future Is Still Uncertain For CA High-Speed Rail (AP, Transport Politic) High-Speed Rail Will Also Create Induced Demand (Atlantic Cities) Mr. Straphanger Says LA’s Transit Star Is Rising (LAT) Was the TIFIA Expansion Handled Wisely? (National Journal) Save the Partnership For Sustainable Communities! (Next American City) Time to Wean Ourselves Off the Outdated Gas Tax […]

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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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LaHood Cites Progress on Detroit Transit Authority (Detroit News, Free Press) Feds to Host Meeting on Rail Future for NE Corridor (AP) Bike Lanes Are Better When Separated, and Most Any Barrier Will Do (Atlantic Cities) Buffalo, NY Could See Smarter Growth (AP) Augusta Warned on Contingencies for Sales Tax Projects (Augusta Chronicle) Portland City Council […]

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Mica Claims Transpo Bill Biggest Reform Since Eisenhower (Politico) LaHood Pushes to Help Detroit Transit (HuffPo) Lanes Before Trains Mantra Continues in Jersey (NJ.com) Denmark’s First Cycle Superhighway (NYT) Merkley Drives 300 Miles in Oregon “Without a Drop of Gasoline” (The Hill) Webinar Tomorrow: “The 101 on MAP-21” Lobbying for Freight Bikes in Europe (EurActiv, […]