Today’s Headlines

  • Foxx Emerges as Key Player in Obama’s Cabinet (Reuters)
  • Nearly 800 Potential TIGER Grantees Request 15X the Money Available (RT&S)
  • Obama Hits House GOP on Transpo Funding Inaction (The Hill)
  • In Primaries Tomorrow, Shuster Fends Off “True Conservative” Challenger (WITF)
  • Austin Transit Planners Lay Out Options for Urban Rail (Austin Biz Journal)
  • Urban Land Institute Makes Transit Suggestions for Pittsburgh (Post-Gazette)
  • After 12 Days of Free Rides, Florida SunRail Starts Charging (Orlando Sentinel)
  • Nashville Millennials See Sparse Transit Coverage (Tennessean)
  • A Sneak Peek at D.C.’s Upcoming Streetcar (WTOP)
  • PolicyLink Founder: Transportation Essential for Neglected Communities (HuffPo)
  • Improvements in Store for Atlanta’s MARTA (Atlanta Mag)
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Transit Tax Goes to Voters in Silicon Valley (Mercury News) How Subways Shape Urban Growth (CityLab) Austin Advocates Push for Light Rail on Ballot (Statesman) New Sacramento Transit Chief Vows Fast Action on Bleak Finances (SacBee) Job Sprawl Makes for Long Commutes in Chicago (Chicago Reporter) Metro Shoots Down DC Mayor’s Request to Maintain Late-Night Service (WaPo) Seattle […]

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California Supreme Court Removes Hurdle for High-Speed Rail (Sacramento Bee) Real Estate Experts: TOD the Biggest Trend of the 21st Century (Real Estate Weekly) Ohio Congressional Candidates Show Little Interest in Raising Federal Gas Tax (Plain Dealer) In Florida, Sales Tax for Transit Campaign Passes $1M Fundraising Mark (Tampa Bay Times) “Shiny New Transit Center” […]

White House Pitches $400M for Healthier Neighborhood Food Outlets

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The connection between walkable development and grocery shopping may not seem immediately apparent — until you consider studies conducted in cities from Austin to Seattle that showed the share of trips taken by foot or by transit rises as local food outlets move closer to residential areas. The White House budget envisions a new investment […]

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New Safety Regs Could Allow Lighter, Faster Amtrak Trains (Bloomberg) Co.Exist Gathers Top Transportation Stories of 2012 So Does Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space (for D.C. and Beyond) Silicon Valley Marks 25 Years of Light Rail, But It’s Not Exactly a Celebration (Mercury-Register) KCET: Big Pedestrian Risks in L.A. Should Be Call for Action […]

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FRA Chief Steps Down, Joins Chicago Planning Agency (Chicago Trib) DeFazio, Garamendi Jockey for Top Dem Spot on T&I Committee (Politico) What Does GOP Control of Congress Mean for Rail? (Railway Age) Gridlock on Transpo Bill Could Loosen, But the Window Is Short (JOC) What’s Next for Austin After Rail Proposal Defeat? (TWC) New Amtrak […]