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Today’s Headlines

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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 […]

Today’s Headlines

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Feds Team With Texas on High-Speed Route From Dallas to Houston (D Magazine, KENS5) And Plans Advance on DC-to-Charlotte High-Speed Rail (AP) While in Texas, Foxx Takes a Look at San Antonio Streetcar Plan (My SA) LaHood Lands at Building America’s Future (Politico) Planners Try to Sell Twin Cities Light Rail, But Bike Advocates Already […]

Today’s Headlines

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With Memphis, “Complete Streets” Celebrates 500th Policy (Bike League, Better Cities) Study in Seattle: Businesses Shouldn’t Fear Bike Lanes (Think Progress, Transpo Issues Daily) New Yorkers, You Win for Longest Commute (Time) How Detroit Loses Tax Money From Reverse Commuters (Next City) California Lawmaker Pat Wiggins Remembered for Smart Growth Policies (Fresno Bee) How Seaside, Florida, Was […]

Today’s Headlines

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Key Milestone Reached for Southeast High-Speed Rail Plans (Richmond Times-Dispatch) DOT Hosts “Beyond Traffic” Forums Across the Country (AP) Rail Companies Threaten Shutdown Over Dec. 31 Safety Tech Deadline (The Hill) In Detroit, Biden Celebrates New Buses for “Comeback City” (USA Today) Charlotte, NC, Scores Loan for Light-Rail Expansion (Progressive Railroading) A Look at Google’s Efforts to Make Silicon […]

What Kind of Transpo Secretary Will Anthony Foxx Be?

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Later today President Obama is expected to nominate Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx to replace Ray LaHood as transportation secretary. The last time we reported about Foxx, the North Carolina Legislature was trying to thwart his plans to pursue a streetcar and light rail expansion at the same time. Speaking to the Washington Post, an anonymous White […]

What Kind of Transpo Secretary Will Anthony Foxx Be?

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Later today President Obama is expected to nominate Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx to replace Ray LaHood as transportation secretary. The last time we reported about Foxx, the North Carolina Legislature was trying to thwart his plans to pursue a streetcar and light rail expansion at the same time. Speaking to the Washington Post, an anonymous White […]