Foxx Visits Florida on Grow America Tour Before Joining Biden in SC (Tallahassee.com, The Hill) It Could Take Another Month for Boston Transit to Get Back to Normal (NYT) Texas High-Speed Rail Firm Reveals Preferred Route (Texas Trib) Sacramento Streetcar Wins Support From Downtown Property Owners (Sac Bee) Grand Rapids’ BRT Success Could Be Model […]
Most people still think of Tampa as a sprawling, car-centric town, but that is starting to change. In 2014, Smart Growth America [PDF] found that Tampa is shifting toward a more walkable development pattern. The city is starting to build out a bicycle network, and its Riverwalk project is bringing people out to stroll downtown. Tampa’s recent progress could be overwhelmed, however, […]
Latest Projection: Highway Trust Fund Will Dry Up by Late August (Transport Topics) Senators Discuss Six-Month “Patch” (Bloomberg) Detroit Streetcar Needs More Money From Feds (Detroit News) Union Leader Blasts GOP Plan for Transpo Funding (The Hill) Can All Aboard Florida Serve as Blueprint for Private Passenger Rail? (City Lab) New Walkability Study Ranks D.C. Area Highest, Orlando Lowest (WaPo, Orlando Sentinel) DOT […]
Highway costs have nearly doubled WisDOT's projections, and the overruns will be even bigger for projects that are still in the works. But Governor Scott Walker isn't interested in reining in highway spending.
Opportunities like this don’t come around very often. Traffic-clogged Miami is tantalizingly close to a commuter rail extension that would link its northern suburbs to the heart of downtown. But the city needs to secure $30 million in the next few months to make it happen. The region has a commuter rail line called Tri-Rail that runs 72 miles north to […]
How the DC Metro Ended Up in Dire Straits Despite Decades of Warnings (WaPo) Wall Street Journal Reports on the Future of Cities How to Put “Bike Equity” Into Practice (Next City) Chinese Electric Auto Maker Ventures Into U.S. With Buses (AP) Boston Ranks Third in New Tool Ranking Transit-Friendly Cities (Boston Globe) Why Will It Takes 25 Years for […]