Today’s Headlines

  • As He Plans for “Year of Action,” Obama Heads to St. Paul to Talk Transpo (AP, Jamestown Sun)
  • California Bullet Train Gets Funding Extension (AP)
  • C40 Mayors Look at Challenges for Sustainable Cities (Green Biz)
  • $1.9B Federal Loan Moves Forward for Dulles Rail Project (PatchWaPo)
  • Now Half Complete, L.A.’s Gold Line Extension Expected to Spur Development (KPCC)
  • In Phoenix, Nonprofit Helps With Construction Along Light Rail (AZ Central)
  • Chevy Chase, MD Lawyers Up for Purple Line Fight (WaPo)
  • … While Holocaust Ties May Block One Firm from the Project (NPR)
  • Pittsburgh Looks to Spread Transit-Oriented Development (WESA)
  • Two-Mile Dallas Streetcar Line Part of Broader Vision (Dallas Morning News)
  • Do Electric Scooters Belong in Bike Lanes? Toronto Says Yes (Treehugger)
  • snobum

    $1.9M Federal Loan should be $1.9B

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