Today’s Headlines

  • Michigan OKs $10M Loan for Detroit Streetcar (MLive)
  • Denver’s New Transit Hub Offers Test Case for Two Federal Loan Programs (WSJ)
  • World Bank: China Needs to Increase Density, Not Expand Sprawl (Financial Times)
  • Clock Ticking for Governor’s Stamp on Indy Transit Bill (Indy Star)
  • Meet the Woman in Charge of Salt Lake City Transportation (Atlantic Cities)
  • Enter the Mobile Pedestrian Revolution (Government Technology)
  • Mayors in Tampa and Raleigh Call for Transit Focus (WUSF, News & Observer)
  • Vancouver Continues to See Pipeline of Mixed-Use Projects (Vancouver Sun)
  • Study: Charlotte, NC, Drivers Spend a Work Week a Year Stuck in Traffic (Charlotte Observer)
  • Who Will Ride Florida’s New SunRail? (Orlando Sentinel)
  • New Oakland Law Would Penalize Driver Aggression Against Peds, Cyclists (SF Chron)

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Amtrak Keeps Rolling Despite Shutdown (Progressive Railroading) … But Deadlines Loom for States to Work Out Deals With Amtrak (Stateline) APTA: Nearly 70 Percent of Millennials Use Multiple Transpo Modes One Victim of the Shutdown? Anthony Foxx’s Twitter (Charlotte Observer) Nashville Applies for Key Funding for BRT (WSMV) Study: America’s Transpo Inefficiencies Add Up to […]

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Congress Could Close the Deal Today on Long-Term Transpo Bill (WSJ) Charlotte Observer Checks in on Anthony Foxx Two Years Into His Transpo Gig Mobility Lab: Nation’s Transpo Problems Need Unconventional Funding Fixes New Boss Takes Over at DC Metro Today (WAMU) Per Capita U.S. Driving Isn’t Actually Back to Peak Levels (CityLab) Philly Tops American Cities in Bike Lanes Per Square Mile (Bike […]

Bad Ideas 101: An Outer-Outerbelt for Charlotte

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What is it about the Carolinas and stale plans for outerbelt highways? First Charleston officials decided to charge forward with 70s-era plans for a bypass extension. Now Charlotte transportation planners are dusting off plans for a second outerbelt, envisioned by regional planners in the late ’80s and early ’90s. Somebody should tell these guys that […]

Bad Ideas 101: An Outer-Outerbelt for Charlotte

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What is it about the Carolinas and stale plans for outerbelt highways? First Charleston officials decided to charge forward with 70s-era plans for a bypass extension. Now Charlotte transportation planners are dusting off plans for a second outerbelt, envisioned by regional planners in the late ’80s and early ’90s. Somebody should tell these guys that […]

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Dad Whose 3 Kids Were Killed in Oregon Red-Light Running Crash Speaks (Register Guard) Will Charlotte City Council Act on Sprawl? (Charlotte Observer) Building New Roads Just Makes People Drive More (Vox) Des Moines Calls Off Bus Rapid Transit Plans (Des Moines Register) Bike Commuters Less Stressed at Work (Treehugger) Reno, Nevada, Gets Tactical Urbanism […]

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House to Hold Hearing on Self-Driving Cars Next Week (The Hill) Rob Kirby, Head of Transpo Planning for DC-Area COG, Murdered (WaPo) NJ Transit Board Chair: Let’s Make Penn Station Less Stressful (NJ.com) Charlotte Plans Another Go at Streetcar Funds (Charlotte Observer) Chris Leinberger: New Development Patterns Needed for 21st-Century Economy (Sac Bee) Cincinnati Residents […]