Today’s Headlines

  • Wyden Negotiates With GOP on Transportation Funding Patch (The HillWSJ)
  • …But Now the Lawmakers Go on Recess (National Journal)
  • New Station to Link Rail to LAX (LA Times)
  • Boston Development Trends Point to Even Greater Walkability (Boston Globe)
  • Electric Bus Test Hits a Speed Bump in Portland (Oregonian)
  • Bay Area Bike-Sharing Shifts Into High Gear (Mercury News)
  • Visualizing Sprawl in American Cities (GGW)
  • The Busiest Stations on Twin Cities’ New Green Line Are Also TOD Hubs (Finance & Commerce)
  • Austin City Council Approves Urban Rail Plan (Community Impact)
  • How Bikes Encouraged Women’s Rights (City Lab)
  • Why You Want a “Sticky Street” (Treehugger)

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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 […]

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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, […]

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16 Big Transit Projects That Would Be Toast Under Trump’s Budget (WaPo) Cuts Could Imperil Seattle Rail, Gateway Project, DC Metro (Seattle Times, Bloomberg, Washingtonian) How Cities Would Feel the Budget Pain (Curbed) Long-Distance Amtrak Routes Under Threat (Progressive Railroading) Trump Also Wants to Slash Transpo Funding in Rural Areas That Supported Him (Charlotte Observer) The Rail Line […]

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Four Things the Next President Should Do for Cities (Next City) Ride-Hailing Services Discriminate After All (CityLab) Pedestrian-Shaming Campaigns Are a Disgrace (Curbed) LA’s Traffic Attack Plan: Rail, Uber, Bikes, Density (LA Times) The Sun Sentinel Thinks South Florida Should Just Give Up on Its Smart Growth Plan Will Philly’s Transit Strike Affect Voting? (CNN) NJ Transit Is a Leader… […]

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How we get to work in America — it’s a function of a city’s demographics, its physical structure, and the quality and availability of different transportation options. Each year the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey gives us a rough idea of how different transportation modes are faring in cities across the country. Comparing trends, city […]

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Feinstein: Automate Trains by 2015 to Increase Safety (The Hill, LAT) Blumenauer Has Allies Outside Congress on Gas Tax Proposal (WAMU) D.C. Metro Considers Higher Fares (WTOP) Officials Say California High-Speed Rail Is Still on Track, Despite Setbacks (AP) New Salt Lake City Streetcar Delivers on Development (SL Trib) Economists: U.S. Buses Would Be Cheaper, […]