Today’s Headlines

  • Amtrak Asks for 16% Funding Bump From Congress (Railway AgeThe Hill)
  • Will the Tennessee House Kill Nashville BRT? (Tennessean)
  • Baton Rouge to New Orleans: 1.5 Hours, 10 Bucks (Times-Picayune)
  • Netherlands’ “Cycle Path Society” Marks 100-Year Anniversary (Treehugger)
  • Report: Development Choices Will Make the Difference for Downtown San Jose (Mercury News)
  • NJ Spotlight Profiles the Man Who Formed NJ Transit, and the Project He’s Still Bitter About
  • International Urban Scholars Converge in San Antonio (SA Current)
  • Honolulu Wants to Study Merging Rail, Bus Into One Agency (KITV)
  • In Mexico City, “Bicitekas” Take Night Rides to Raise Cycling Profile (PRI)
  • Plan Calls for More Walkable Athens, GA (Flagpole)
  • How Will BRT Work for Rockville Pike? (GGW)

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Today’s Headlines

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Pressure Grows for DC Metro to Return Late-Night Service (WAMU) Why Was NJ Transit Train Speeding Before Crash? (Atlantic) Pittsburgh to Launch New Mobility Department Next Year (PGH City Paper) Milwaukie, OR, Basks in “Economic Glow” From Light Rail (Oregonian) Ridership Higher Than Ever for Seattle-Area Transit (The Stranger) Denver BRT Line Gets Boost From […]

U.S. DOT Names the Transit Projects Set for Federal Funding

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The Obama administration last night revealed the names of local transit projects getting recommendations for federal aid under the U.S. DOT’s New and Small Starts programs, which are set to receive $1.8 billion during fiscal year 2011. Federal Transit Administration (FTA) chief Peter Rogoff, in hard hat at the groundbreaking of New Jersey’s rail tunnel. […]

ITDP Maps Bus Rapid Transit Successes Worldwide

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Searching for solid examples of Bus Rapid Transit in your slice of the world, or pondering possible ways to solve a particular BRT problem? A new interactive map developed by the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy might have your answer. ITDP, which created the BRT Standard to define high-quality BRT and foster it around […]

Today’s Headlines

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Senators Urge Federal Investigation of NJ Transit (NJ.com) Ex-Defense Department Honcho: White House Should Oversee Transition to Driverless Cars (WaPo) UN Calls for More Investment in Bike Lanes, Sidewalks (Grist) Cities Lost Out in Final Election Debate (Next City) Lyft Has More Than Double Its Federal Lobbying The Past Few Months (The Hill) WMATA Considers Scrapping New Virginia BRT Route […]

Today’s Headlines

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Across the World, 500 Cities Now Have Bike-Share (TreeHugger, ENS) Which States Have the Highest Gas Tax? (Motley Fool) More Than a Third of U.S. Buses Powered By Alternative Fuels (USA Today) NJ Transit Tries Out Smartphone Ticketing (WSJ) Chicago Rolls Forward with Bike Share, BRT Project (Streetsblog CHI, Human Transit) Minnesota DOT Tries To Sell Gas Tax Hike […]