Today’s Headlines

  • If Not Raising the Gas Tax, Then What? (The Hill)
  • After Governor’s Signature, Indiana Transit Bill Will Head to Ballot (Indy Star)
  • Disputes Push Back Opening Date for Twin Cities Light Rail (Star Trib)
  • Why Has Cycling Stagnated in the UK? (Cycling Weekly)
  • Boston’s “Prescribe-a-Bike” to Subsidize Bike-Share Memberships (BostInno)
  • To Fund Transpo in Pennsylvania, Vehicle Fees Will Rise Next Week (Philly Inquirer)
  • Dallas to Open Airport Rail Station Four Months Early (Progressive Railroading)
  • Cincinnati Vice Mayor Pushes for Streetcar After Trip to Portland (Cincinnati.com)
  • Zipcar Launches in Houston (Houston Biz Journal)
  • Entrepreneur Proposes Revival of Maine-Vermont Rail (Portland Press Herald)

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It’s Bike to Work Day! (HuffPo) Atlantic Cities Celebrates With a List of Bike-Friendliest Neighborhoods in U.S. In Maryland, Over Half of New Gas Tax Money Will Go to Transit (GGW, WaPo) Honoring LaHood: Through a Portrait, and Maybe a Highway? (PJ Star, The Hill) Foxx Vows to Press for Honolulu Rail (Honolulu Civil Beat) Why Are Streetcars […]

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Feds Set Post-Sandy Building Standards (TransNat) Will China Be Able to Help With California’s High-Speed Rail? (AP) Project 100: Zappos CEO Wants to See Fewer Cars in Vegas (Grist, Gigaom) Massachusetts Leaders Spar Over Transpo Funding (MassLive, Boston.com) Indy Mayor: “Time to Act” on Stalled Transit Expansion (Indy Star) Atlantic Cities Looks at Improvement Plans for Amtrak’s NE Corridor […]

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VP Candidates on Different Tracks with Amtrak Subsidies (CNN) Portland Metro Votes Against Devoted Funding for Active Transportation (Bike Portland) Bike League Looks at Growth of Cycling Since 2000 Former Auto Repair Family Adapts to Minneapolis Light Rail (StarTribune) Delayed Silver Spring, MD Transit Center Set to Open Next Fall (WaPo) Illinois Gears Up for […]

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MARTA’s Wish List in Atlanta Includes Rail Along Belt Line (AJC) Minneapolis Light Rail in Limbo as Lawmakers Negotiate (MPR) Questions Remain a Year After Philly’s Fatal Amtrak Derailment (NPR) Will Congress Have to Step in to Clarify Amtrak’s Regulatory Authority? (Bloomberg BNA) Boston’s Development Boom Spills Beyond Downtown (Globe) In Houston, There’s Not Enough Walkable Urbanism For […]

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More Delays for Groundbreaking of California High-Speed Rail (Mercury News) For First Time Ever, National Gas Prices Top $3 For 1,000 Days (The Hill) Advocates Share Strategies for Fighting “Bike Backlash” (Bike Portland) Study: More TOD Bang-for-the-Buck With BRT Than Light Rail, Streetcars (Forbes) Fund to Build “Sustainable, Transit-Friendly” Avenue for Detroit (MLive) Will Honolulu Rail Save […]

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Indianapolis Council Sends Transit Expansion Package to Voters (Indy Star) Feds Order Immediate Safety Fixes for DC Metro (Daily Caller) Scaled-Back Green Line Extension Moves Forward in Boston (Globe) Former Christie Adviser Named Interim Chief of Staff of New Jersey Transit (Record) Houston’s Metro Boss Plans for the Future (Houston Chron) Feds Hold Back Half-Billion for Honolulu Rail (AP) […]