Today’s Headlines

  • D.C. Metro Takes Over Silver Line, Preps for Summer Opening (WaPo)
  • House GOP Turns to Postal Service to Shore Up Transportation Funding — Yes, Really (Bloomberg)
  • Roll Call: Raising Funds Through Interstate Tolling Isn’t a Bad Idea
  • Senate Commerce Committee to Take Up Transpo Bill June 3 (The Hill)
  • Atlanta Bolsters MARTA Service to Airport (Online Athens)
  • San Diego Connects Neighborhoods With Seven-Mile Bike Loop (KPBS)
  • Feds Give NJ Transit, PATH $235M for Sandy Damage (Asbury Park Press)
  • Why Did America Build, Then Throw Away, Its Urban Streetcars? (Governing)
  • Minneapolis Plants Seeds for a Lively Downtown (NYT)
  • Arlington Offers National Model of TOD (Mobility Lab)
  • West Palm Beach Studies Walkability with Jeff Speck (CBS 12)
  • bolwerk

    That Dupont Circle station picture in the streetcar piece is pretty striking. To think it was only used for 13 years.

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