Today’s Headlines

  • Harry Reid Has a Gimmicky Tax Cut Idea for the Highway Trust Fund (Politico)
  • NYT: Corporate Tax Holiday Isn’t the Right Fix 
  • New Twin Cities Light Rail Up and Running, Promising Change (Minn Post, City Lab)
  • Foxx Points to Delaware Bridge as Example of National Problem (USA Today)
  • Pittsburgh’s New Planning Director Brings Wisdom from Seattle and Manhattan (Post-Gazette)
  • Obama Intervenes in Philly Transit Dispute (The Hill)
  • California Budget Plan Includes Funding for High-Speed Rail (Reuters)
  • Achieving “Lean Urbanism” Will Require Balanced Approach (Smart Growth for Conservatives)
  • Charlotte Looks to Minneapolis as Model for Health-Centered Development (Charlotte Observer)
  • Brookings: Innovation Districts Need Transit, Broadband, and Bike/Ped Facilities 

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Charlotte Streetcar Ridership 37% Above Expectations (Observer) Phoenix Voters Went to Polls for Transit Tax (AZ Central) Congress Gets to Put Off Debt Ceiling Battle a Little While Longer (WaPo) U.S. DOT Gives $9.5M to Train the Workforce for an Expanded Transit Network (AP) Sacramento Gets New Light Rail Extension (Progressive Railroading) Illinois Owes Millions in […]

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Transpo Advocates, Toll Opponents Praise Proposed Gas Tax Hike (The Hill) Detroit Light Rail Will Proceed, Despite Funding Gap (Detroit News) America’s New Oil Crisis: Crashing Trains (Politico) Fast Lane Looks Back at 100 Years of American Bus Travel So Which Is It: Is Atlanta “Dangerous by Design” or Easily Walkable? (Decaturish) Texas Looks to Emulate Japan […]

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Four-City U.S. DOT Tour Highlights Neighborhoods Where Highways Divide (NextCity) New Federal Rule Could Merge Metropolitan Planning Agencies (NWI.com) Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker Vetoes Vehicle Miles Traveled Tax (MassLive) U.S. News: American Auto Industry Is in Trouble Trial Underway for Driver Who Killed Complete Streets Engineer, Intern in Columbus (Dispatch) Charlotte Police Cracking Down on Drivers Who […]

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Mica Wants to Kick Amtrak Out of the Northeast Corridor, Dems Won’t Have It (Globe, The Hill) Add Bad Station-Area Planning to the List of the Pentagon’s Blunders (Yglesias) Video: The Case for Smart Growth (Switchboard) Utah Slows Down Freeway Expansion Plan in Favor of Transit (Salt Lake Tribune) State Could Pull the Plug on […]

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After Years of Dormancy, Feds Pull Funding From Houston Light Rail Project (Chron) As DC Metro Boss Shakes Up Staffing, Senate Bill Would Add to Feds’ Oversight (WaPo) Long-Stalled Plans for Detroit-Ann Arbor Rail See New Life (Detroit News) Senate Bill Would Reinvest Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor Profits in Northeast Corridor (CT Post) Feds Voice Support for Boston’s […]