Today’s Headlines

  • Feds Team With Texas on High-Speed Route From Dallas to Houston (D Magazine, KENS5)
  • And Plans Advance on DC-to-Charlotte High-Speed Rail (AP)
  • While in Texas, Foxx Takes a Look at San Antonio Streetcar Plan (My SA)
  • LaHood Lands at Building America’s Future (Politico)
  • Planners Try to Sell Twin Cities Light Rail, But Bike Advocates Already on Board (StarTribune)
  • In Connecticut, Blumenthal Pushes for Commuter Tax Benefit (Greenwich Time)
  • For Sustainable Urbanism, Reconsider Parking (Seattle Transit Blog)
  • Grand Rapids Goes for Green Lanes Grant (M Live)
  • How Is Oregon Media Framing Portland’s New Bike-Share? (Bike Portland)
  • Central Brussels Could Go Car-Free (Atlantic Cities)

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Lawsuit Filed Against MD’s Purple Line, But Town of Chevy Chase Holds Back (Bethesda Now, WaPo) Texas High-Speed Rail Plans Get More Ambitious (Star-Telegram) Can Math Solve Bike-share’s Rebalancing Problem? (City Lab) Honolulu Anticipates Development Boom with New Rail (Hawaii News Now) FTA Gives New Guidance on Joint Development Projects (Progressive Railroading) Denver Serves as […]

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Foxx Appoints Special Adviser on DC Metro Oversight (WaPo) Montgomery County, MD, Speeds Up and Waters Down Its BRT Plans (GGW) Texas High-Speed Rail Fight Heads to Washington (Dallas Observer) Inaugural “Better Bike-Share” Conference Takes Place in Philly Next Month (Next City) Homeland Security Wants More Security Theater on Amtrak (The Hill) Is a Transit Boom on […]

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NACTO to Release New Street Design Guide (Next American City) The Slow-But-Sure Progress of High-Speed Rail Across the U.S. (NBC News) Memphis Weighs Gas Tax to Fund Public Transpo (WREG) WaPo Is Pretty Impressed With New Metro Rail Car The Tennessean: Nashville’s Vitality Depends on Transit Growth The Pilot: Va. Beach Should Vote Yes to […]

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Pope’s Visit Gives Glimpse of a Car-Free Downtown Philly (Next City) U.S. High Speed Rail Projects Get Creative, Sans Federal Funding (CityLab) Feds Approve DC Metro’s Plan for Safety Fixes (The Hill, WaPo) Bike Portland Chats with L.A.’s Transpo Chief APTA: If High-Speed Rail Was Available, Two-Thirds of Americans Would Want to Use It A Look at […]

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U.S. DOT’s new "TIGER II" grant program is encouraging Texas state DOT officials to hope the second time is a charm when it comes to funding a fix for an aging rail intersection … (Star-Telegram) … and Washington D.C. city officials to hope for new bike-share funding … (DC Biz Jrnl) … and northwestern Tennessee […]

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Is 2015 Deadline Feasible for Automated Rail Safety System? (The Hill, LA Times) Star-Telegram: Federal Funds Could Be “Light at End of Tunnel” for TEX Rail California High-Speed Rail Agency to Appeal Court Ruling (Fresno Bee) Bike/Ped Infrastructure Gets Boost in Pittsburgh and Charleston (Tree Hugger) Dispute Over Boston Commuter Rail Deal Heads to Court (Boston […]