Today’s Headlines

  • L.A. Purple Line Gets $1.5B From Feds (KPCC)
  • Transit Workers, Supporters Rally for Funding in D.C. (Examiner)
  • Shuster Takes Republican Primary in PA (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
  • Boston Ranks Safest in Nation for Walking (Mass Live); Orlando Again Ranks Worst (Sentinel)
  • Why Do American-Indians Have Higher Pedestrian Fatality Rates? (KPLU)
  • Study: All Aboard Florida Will Create Over 10,000 Jobs (South Florida Biz Journal)
  • Downtown Development Experts Converge in Detroit (Model D)
  • Cincinnati Opts to Take “Use It Or Lose It” Funds for Streetcar (Cincinnati.com)
  • CT Mirror Op-Ed: BRT Offers Chance to Reinvent CT’s Main Streets
  • Sprawl Defines Long-Term Vision for Prince George’s County, MD (GGW)
  • Downtown Boise Divided on Bike Lanes (Idaho Statesman)

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Today’s Headlines

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Slate: Blumenauer’s Gas Tax Idea Has No Chance, But It’s a Great Idea … APTA Supports It (Progressive Railroading) New Nonprofit, Move Oregon, Focuses on Car-Free Travel (Bike Portland) How Does D.C.’s Planned Metro Loop Stack Up to Other Cities? (GGW) Sustainable Transport = Safer Traffic = Saved Lives (City Fix) How Downtown Worcester, MA, […]

Miami’s Golden Opportunity to Bring Commuter Rail Downtown

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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 […]

Florida DOT Unveils Its Big Plan to Fix Deadly Streets

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Plenty of states are saddled with a legacy of roads designed to be deadly for pedestrians, but Florida stands out as a special case. Orlando, Jacksonville, Tampa, and Miami have a monopoly on the four “top” spots on Transportation for America’s list of the most deadly cities for pedestrians [PDF]. The good news is, the Florida Department of Transportation […]

Florida DOT Unveils Its Big Plan to Fix Deadly Streets

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Plenty of states are saddled with a legacy of road designs that are deadly for pedestrians, but Florida stands out as a special case. Orlando, Jacksonville, Tampa, and Miami have a monopoly on the four “top” spots on Transportation for America’s list of the most deadly cities for pedestrians [PDF]. The good news is, the Florida Department […]

Today’s Headlines

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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 […]