Today’s Headlines

  • “Railroad Geek” VP Touts Amtrak in Philly (AP, Philly.com)
  • Shuster, LaHood and Warner Opine on Transpo Funding (The Hill)
  • Across the Country, Non-Rush Hour Transit Rides Are on the Rise (Atlantic Cities)
  • … But What Are the Barriers to All-Day Service? (Atlantic Cities)
  • SunRail Line Draws Development in Orlando (Orlando Sentinel)
  • How “Complete Streets” Upends the Social Order of Roads (GGW)
  • Plans Evolve for New Orleans-to-Baton Rouge Train (Times-Picayune)
  • Why Is Miami’s Transit Tax Getting Spent on Highways? (Move Miami Dade)
  • Conservation Districts Can Help With Smart Growth (Streets MN)
  • Plain Dealer: Safety Is Key for Spreading Bikeways in Cleveland

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Today’s Headlines

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In Atlanta, Transit Expansion Bill Faces Tough Climb (AJC) New Documents Offer Little Clarity on Philly Amtrak Crash (Atlantic) Seattle Weighs the Future of Struggling Bike-Share (KUOW) Honolulu Mayor Signs Onto Tax for Rail (Honolulu Civil Beat) GGW: Baltimore’s Real Problem Is Sprawl More Density Doesn’t Have to Mean More Height: Examples from Vancouver, Seattle (Governing) How […]

Today’s Headlines

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With Shutdown Ridership Decline, D.C. Metro Shifts to Smaller Trains (WaPo, The Hill) Leinberger: It Looks Like Atlanta Sprawl Has Peaked (Atlantic Cities) Delays Persist for Twin Cities Light Rail, But There’s Support for TOD (MPR News, Finance & Commerce) It’s a Go for All Aboard Florida (Orlando Biz Journal, Orlando Sentinel) In Kolkata, India, […]

Today’s Headlines

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Up for Grabs: The Top Transpo Posts in Nation’s Three Largest Cities (LAT) Bike League Gives Thanks to Gabe Klein and Janette Sadik-Khan Biden, Foxx Pitch Infrastructure in Ohio Today (AP) St. Louis to Link Affordable Housing, Transit (Post-Dispatch) Federal Dollars Hard to Come by for Florida Transpo Projects (Orlando Sentinel) Rural Communities Like Lima, NY, […]

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States Watch as Oregon Pioneers Road-Usage Fee (Transport Topics, Roll Call) Why Are Developers Still Building Sprawl? (Atlantic) 86 Cities Have Accepted DOT’s “Mayors’ Challenge” for Safer Streets (Fast Lane) Shouldn’t Phoenix Focus on Transit Instead of Freeways? (Phoenix Biz Journal) Bus Start-up Bridj to Launch in DC This Spring (WaPo) Boston Globe Rides the Rails […]

A New Blueprint for Streets That Put Transit Front and Center

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The National Association of City Transportation Officials has released a new design guide to help cities prioritize transit on their streets. How can cities integrate bus rapid transit with protected bike lanes? How can bus stops be improved and the boarding process sped up? How should traffic signals be optimized to prioritize buses? The Transit Street Design Guide goes into greater […]

Today’s Headlines

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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 […]