Today’s Headlines

  • Final Vote Near for Indiana Transit Bill (Indy Star)
  • Walkscore Ranks Toronto Tops for Transit in Canada (Toronto Star)
  • Chicago Explores Two Plans for Transit System Overhaul (Chicago Trib)
  • To Revitalize Downtown, Phoenix Looks at Decreasing Lanes, Speeds (AZ Central)
  • Southwest Line Rail Planners Try to Win Over Minneapolis Critics (StarTrib
  • How Mexico’s History of Sprawl Offers Lessons in Urban Development (The City Fix)
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Look at Light Rail as the Way Ahead
  • Are Transit Systems Going Too High-Tech? (Atlantic Cities)
  • Metromode Talks With Detroit’s “Walkability Guru”

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Despite Shuster’s Rejection, Stakeholders Keep Pushing for Gas Tax Hike (Bloomberg, The Hill) Congressional Investigation on Rail Safety Begins Today (Prairie Business) Indiana House Committee Votes 11-1 to Fund Transit (Star) Midwest Dominates EPA Smart Growth Awards (American City & Country) Anti-Gentrification Activists in San Francisco Seattle Protest Google Microsoft Bus (Atlantic Cities) Active Trans […]

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If Shutdown Persists, Amtrak’s at Risk (Bloomberg) Survey: 40 Percent of Americans Consider Their Neighborhoods Unwalkable (NRDC Switchboard) High-Speed Rail in Illinois Would Be Expensive But Doable (Crain’s Chicago Business) In D.C., the Shutdown’s Bad for Metro But Good for Bike-Share (Washington City Paper) Christie: NJ Transit Chief Wasn’t to Blame for Sandy Rail Damage […]

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Two BART Workers Killed Doing Maintenance Work on Day Two of Strike (Bloomberg) Argentina Deja-Vu Train Crashes at Site of Last Year’s Crash That Killed 52 (BBC) Oil Train Derails, Ignites in Western Canada (Toronto Sun, Montreal Gazette) Five Years After Voting For It, Californians Wish High-Speed Rail Would “Go Away” (AP) In Some Places, […]

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Yesterday Marked the 21st Anniversary of the Last Gas Tax Increase (The Hill) How Denver Got Creative to Deliver on Light Rail (National Journal) … And How Denver’s Transit Success Could Offer a Template for Toronto (Toronto Star) Roll Call Interviews Foxx on Transpo Funding Commuting by Car Declining (Slightly) for the First Time in Decades […]

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Shuster’s Brought in a Lot of Campaign Cash as Transpo Chair (Politico) Brookings: Downtowns Weathered the Recession Better Than the Burbs (Next City) … But Job Sprawl Was High in Oklahoma City, Kansas City, Lee County, FL UN Report: Sustainable City Infrastructures Promote Economic Growth Twin Cities Transit Expansion = Jobs (Star Tribune) GGW on Why Portland’s […]