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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How Planning Director Harriet Tregoning Transformed D.C.(WaPo) Honolulu Rail Project Advances Despite Unresolved Court Case (AP) Biden, Foxx Talk Infrastructure Investment in Philly Today (AP) Pedestrian Fatalities Mount As San Francisco Pitches Safe Streets (SQED) Global Campaign Calls for Sustainable Transpo (GreenBiz) In Northern Plains, It’s Amtrak vs. Big Oil (OPB) Report Finds “Transit Deserts” in Chicago’s System […]