Today’s Headlines

  • Gabe Klein on the Future of Cities (Chicago Mag)
  • Seatbelts Now Required for Large Buses (AP, The Hill)
  • Mixed Outcomes Likely for U.S. Private Rail Projects (Next City)
  • Two California Amtrak Lines Break Ridership Records (LAT)
  • All Aboard Florida Fuels Mixed-Use Growth in Ft. Lauderdale (Sun-Sentinel)
  • Indiana Proposes Transit Funding Formula (Indy Star)
  • Seattle Times: Downtown Cycle Track Could Be Test for New Mayor
  • Louisiana Needs Smart Planning for Boom in Chemical Jobs (Advocate)
  • LA Times Op-Ed: LA Should Pay Attention to London Cycling Deaths
  • City Fix Looks at Need for Sustainable Transport in Developing Countries
  • Austin’s Trick: Bike and Transit Advocates Team Up (People for Bikes)

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Today’s Headlines

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Governors Send Trump Wish List of Infrastructure Projects (McClatchy) Can Trump Actually Deny Federal Funds to Sanctuary Cities? (AP) California Republicans Want White House to Block Money for High-Speed Rail (LA Times) What Diplomats and Urbanists Can Learn From Each Other (CitiScope) Will a Fossil Fuel-Friendly White House Affect Car Ownership Declines? (Curbed) Philly’s Transit Car Shortage […]

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California Senators Try to Avoid Repeat of San Francisco Transit Strike (The Hill) Also in California, Labor Dispute Holds Back Fed Funds for Transit (LAT) How Will That Purple Line Private Partnership Work Out for D.C.? (GGW) TIGER Grant to Help Build Modern Train Station in Rochester, NY (Progressive Railroading, AP) Kids Aren’t Really Playing in […]

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Street Life in Paris Is “Uncommonly Resilient” (New York Times) Two Charts That Show Why India Desperately Needs to Promote Transit (Scroll.in) Is Hatred of Long Commutes Driving Gentrification? (CityLab) Atlanta Burb: Distracted Driving Leading to “Large Increase” in Ped Injuries (Decatur Metro) Cleveland News Station: Are Our Bike Lanes Backwards? (News Net 5) Austin […]

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Chicago Tribune: Hey, Congress, Don’t Favor Cars Over Transit With Double the Budget, Philly’s SEPTA Has Grand Plans (Inquirer) Cincinnati’s Streetcar Victory Took a Decade to Achieve (Urban Cincy) Shuster Pledges to Work With Startups on Transpo Tech (1776) Charlotte Station WSCO Looks at Foxx’s Rise From Mayor to U.S. Transpo Chief Report: Milwaukee Needs Better Transit […]

How Far Should Bike and Transit Advocates Take Their Alliance?

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In Portland, a political marriage has been brokered between biking and transit advocates. The two forces, once separate, have united under the heading “active transportation.” This year the Oregon Bike Summit changed its name to the “Active Transportation Summit,” and many of the workshops focused on the collaborative power of these complementary modes. Michael Anderson […]

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House Moves Forward with Bill to Slash High-Speed Rail, Community Development (The Hill, AP) Billions Need to Improve Metro North Derailment Area (Stamford Advocate) L.A. Times: It’s High Time to Ditch the Honor System for Metro Payments Coalition for Smarter Growth Shares Tales of the Walkable Lifestyle in D.C. (GGW) Labor Groups Demand Local Jobs […]