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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Durham-Orange Light Rail Moves Forward (News & Observer) Will Providence Get Bypassed in Northeast Rail Plan? (RI Future) Walkability Often Comes With Higher Rent (Forbes) Red Line Funding Isn’t a Sure Thing for Indianapolis (Indy Star) Richmond’s BRT to Serve as Backbone for Region’s Transit Goals (Times-Dispatch) Toronto’s Transit-Centric Future Vision (Globe and Mail) Ford […]

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Mica Wants to Kick Amtrak Out of the Northeast Corridor, Dems Won’t Have It (Globe, The Hill) Add Bad Station-Area Planning to the List of the Pentagon’s Blunders (Yglesias) Video: The Case for Smart Growth (Switchboard) Utah Slows Down Freeway Expansion Plan in Favor of Transit (Salt Lake Tribune) State Could Pull the Plug on […]

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Harry Reid Has a Gimmicky Tax Cut Idea for the Highway Trust Fund (Politico) NYT: Corporate Tax Holiday Isn’t the Right Fix  New Twin Cities Light Rail Up and Running, Promising Change (Minn Post, City Lab) Foxx Points to Delaware Bridge as Example of National Problem (USA Today) Pittsburgh’s New Planning Director Brings Wisdom from […]

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Transpo Bill Deal Could Be Near, With Student Loan Rates Now in the Mix (Reuters, Bloomberg) One Dem Conferee Threatens Not to Sign On in Protest of GOP Tactics (Hill) Brookings Institution’s Robert Puentes Wants a Deal Done, Still Expects Extension First Sustainability Report From Northeast Ohio Org. Shows Costs of Sprawl (Plain Dealer) Still […]

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T4A: Feds Need to Rethink How They Want States to Measure Congestion Austin Unveils 10-Year Transportation Plan Calling for Bus Rapid Transit (Business Journals) Famed Sports Writer Peter King Called Out for Driving in the Bike Lane (Deadspin) Charlotte Considers Adding a Protected Bike Lane (Charlotte Observer) Under-Construction Sound Transit Light Rail Package Is 86 Percent […]