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Today’s Headlines

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House Supports Including Uber in Transit Benefits for Federal Employees (The Hill) Nashville Marks 10 Years of Commuter Rail (Tennessean) Chinese Investors Look Into Twin Cities High-Speed Rail (Finance & Commerce) Will Minneapolis Greenway Stretch Beyond Its First Five Blocks? (Next City) “Radio Silence” From NJTransit During Transpo Funding Shutdown (TSTC) Building Better Bike Lanes, With Help […]

Gun Lobby’s New Target: The Bus

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Letting people carry firearms on transit vehicles is a new priority for the gun lobby in several states where legislation to expand concealed carry rules to buses and trains is gaining momentum. Proponents of these bills imagine armed transit riders protecting themselves from would-be assailants. Some states, like Texas, already allow guns on transit. But not everyone thinks crowded buses are a […]

St. Louis Blogger Tells Kunstler He Got It Wrong

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Steve Patterson, the writer of Streetsblog Network member blog UrbanReviewSTL, has long been a fan of anti-sprawl guru James Howard Kunstler. But Patterson takes issue with Kunstler in a post today about the new St. Louis Amtrak station, a multimodal facility that also serves as a bus depot and light rail link. Kunstler just named […]