Today’s Headlines

  • Amtrak’s 2014 To-Do List Includes Positive Train Control, NEC Updates (Railway Age)
  • Houston Chronicle and Grist Throw Cold Water on Record Transit Numbers
  • … But Utah Has Every Right to Celebrate Its Frontrunner Transit Status (AP)
  • Bike League Responds to Questions About Need for Separate Women’s Summit
  • Sen. Rubio Further Complicates Tax Reform Proposal, Which Was Already Unlikely (The Hill)
  • Rails-to-Trails Disappointed in Supreme Court Decision on Rail Right-of-Way
  • As Tunnel-Boring Stalls, Cracks Widen in Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct (Crosscut)
  • Caltrans Finally Delivers On (Some) Ancient Promises Made When It Divided a Neighborhood (Next City)
  • Unwanted New Georgia Road Could Bulldoze 1,000 Homes (WSBTV)
  • Though Obama Hasn’t Gotten the Memo, Columbia River Crossing Is Really and Truly Dead (Railway Age)
  • Human Transit and Streetsblog LA Probe the Dangers of Automated Cars
  • London Proposes Bike Route System on “Quietways) (Atlantic Cities)
  • Bolwerk

    Maybe Rails-to-Trails can refocus its efforts on highways now?

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Longtime Backers of California High-Speed Rail Raise Legal Objections (LAT) Would the Maryland Gas Tax Go to Transit or Roads? (Examiner) WSJ: “Welcome to the Revival of the Railway Age” Rep. LaTourette: Miles-Traveled Tax Could Happen “Tomorrow” (Bloomberg) NOLA Transit Strives for Accord With Civil Rights Act (NOLA.com) Denver Sees Transit-Oriented Development After Decades of […]

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How Transportation Politics Made – And Might Break – Chris Christie (Atlantic Cities) Railway Age Profiles Future-Minded Amtrak CEO 2014: The Year of the Streetcar (GGW) Utah Shows Transit’s Impact on Clean Air (SL Trib) Portland’s Leah Treat Touts Bike-Share, Despite Complications (Portland Mercury) Tennessean: BRT Critical to Nashville’s Success … But Opposition Is Still Rampant […]

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McAuliffe Pushes for Light Rail Extension to Virginia Beach (Railway Age) Colorado, New Mexico, and Kansas Risk Losing Amtrak Routes (AP) Streetcar Lawsuit Could Derail Other San Antonio Transpo Projects (MySA.com) NHTSA Releases New Tools to Combat Pedestrian Deaths (Safety Report) Clock Is Ticking on Pennsylvania Transpo Bill (WESA) … And in Philly Area, Transit […]

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The Million Dollar Question: Is There an All-Powerful Bike Lobby? Politico: No. WSJ: Totes. Transit Ridership Declined 1.9 Percent in First Quarter (APTA) Feds to Developers: No Prob, Sprawl Out into Wildfire Zones, We’ve Got You Covered (WaPo) Waiting for a “Grand Bargain” to Fix the Gas Tax? You’ll Be Waiting a While. (Jared Bernstein) […]

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300 Lawmakers Call on House Leaders for Long-Term Transpo Solution (Crain’s Chicago) DC Metro Could See Big Cuts (GGW) Boston Transit Chief Defends Agency’s Performance During Epic Snow (Boston Globe) How Should Cities Regulate Uber and Other Ride-Hailing Services? (Roll Call) Eleanor Holmes Norton Wants to Revive, Double the Transit Tax Break (The Hill) Foxx, […]

If You Want to Fix Sorry Bus Stops, Don’t Forget to Tell the DOT

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Streetsblog just wrapped up our 2016 Sorriest Bus Stop in America competition, with a waiting area on a state highway in Silver Spring, Maryland, beating out 15 other terrible bus stops for the crown of shame. For our voters, asking people to cross a six-lane divided road with no signal was unforgivable. To make the pedestrian environment around bus stops better, state […]