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Today’s Headlines

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Time Runs Out for Transit Commuter Tax Benefit (Gov Exec, Chicago Trib) Cincinnati Mayor: Transit Agency Can’t Pay for Streetcar (Cincinnati Enquirer) Connecticut Panel Looks at Metro North Issues (AP) Home Buyers Prioritize Walkability (Better Cities and Towns) Austin Follows Houston’s Lead and Preps Bike-Share Launch (Houston Chron) Amtrak to End Refunds for No-Shows (The […]

Tracking the Streetcar Comeback in American Cities

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Streetcars are back in the U.S. in a big way. Inspired by the Portland Streetcar, and helped along by federal programs like New Starts and TIGER, cities across the United States are breaking ground and beginning service on modern streetcar systems. At Beyond DC, Dan Malouff runs down the projects that will begin service this […]

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What’ll Anthony Foxx Do When His Transpo Post Ends? (Charlotte Agenda) Is DIY Urbanism Only for White People? (WaPo) Feds Appoint New Boss for DC Metro Safety Oversight (WaPo) … And NJ Transit Hires Former Metro-North Prez to Look at Safety (AP) The Fear of High-Speed Trains (AP) Baltimore Bike-Share Launches Today (Baltimore Sun) What […]

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House to Hold Hearing on Self-Driving Cars Next Week (The Hill) Rob Kirby, Head of Transpo Planning for DC-Area COG, Murdered (WaPo) NJ Transit Board Chair: Let’s Make Penn Station Less Stressful (NJ.com) Charlotte Plans Another Go at Streetcar Funds (Charlotte Observer) Chris Leinberger: New Development Patterns Needed for 21st-Century Economy (Sac Bee) Cincinnati Residents […]

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At UN Summit, Obama Details U.S. Initiatives on Climate Change (CS Monitor) Scientific-American: Cities, Not Nations, Lead Action on Climate Change Biden Talks Infrastructure in Norfolk Today (Daily Press) How a Grassroots Group Achieved Streetcar Victory in Cincinnati (CityLab) Foxx Visits Lincoln, Nebraska, Plant That Supplies Transit Cars Across U.S. (Omaha.com) Philly’s SEPTA Gets $86.78M […]

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LaHood Urges Obama to Embrace Gas Tax Increase (HuffPo) Can the Water Bill Serve as Model for Highway Bill Compromise? (Bloomberg) Brookings: Has Suburbanization Doomed the War on Poverty? French Firm to Take Over Running Massachusetts Commuter Rail (Boston Globe) … And How the Transit Chief “Cracked Some Eggs” to Get There (Globe) Could Obamacare […]