Today’s Headlines

  • Will the Senate Cave to the House’s Transpo Bill? (The Hill, Fiscal Times)
  • Streetcars Winning Chase for Federal Transit Funds (Roll Call)
  • Maryland Opens Bidding for Purple Line (WaPo)
  • Transit Agencies Get Creative With Real Estate By Rail Lines (WSJ)
  • NACTO Guide Gives Minneapolis Flexibility (MinnPost)
  • High-Speed Rail Could Link Twin Cities, Rochester (AP)
  • Tucson Streetcar Carried 3,500 Riders on First Day (Tucson Sentinel)
  • Sales Tax Vote Could Bring Light Rail, Other Transit Upgrades to Tampa (Tampa Bay Times)
  • Guardian UK: It’s Tough to Right-Size Density
  • Public Ridesharing Thrives in Birmingham, But Uber Might Be Blocked (AL.com)

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Longtime Backers of California High-Speed Rail Raise Legal Objections (LAT) Would the Maryland Gas Tax Go to Transit or Roads? (Examiner) WSJ: “Welcome to the Revival of the Railway Age” Rep. LaTourette: Miles-Traveled Tax Could Happen “Tomorrow” (Bloomberg) NOLA Transit Strives for Accord With Civil Rights Act (NOLA.com) Denver Sees Transit-Oriented Development After Decades of […]

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Foxx Rejects Federal Oversight for DC Metro (WaPo) Airlines: Don’t Divert TSA Fees for Transpo Bill (Travel Pulse, The Hill) Bipartisan Duo Say Offshore Taxes Are the Only Answer (The Hill) DOT Rule Changes Make It Easier to Add Bike Lanes (Tampa Bay Times) San Diego Votes Today on Big Transit Plans (NBC San Diego) Progressive […]

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Senate Clears That Three-Month Patch for Transpo (Politico) Pelosi: “How Can We Leave Doing That?” (The Hill) States Swamp DOT With TIGER Requests (Transport Topics) U.S. News & World Report: Private Sector Should Fill the Gap With Transpo Funding Sen. Casey Calls for More Federal Rail Inspectors (Observer-Reporter) Failing Northeast Rail Corridor Demands Solutions (Route Fifty) … But […]

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How the U.S. Fell Short on Domestic Streetcar Manufacturing (WaPo) Puerto Rico Avoids Transit Shutdown at 11th Hour (Reuters) D.C. Metro Faces Service Cuts If Jurisdictions Don’t Pitch in More Funds (WaPo) House Dem Lipinski Wants to Revisit Transit Tax Break During Lame Duck Session (The Hill) Northeast Rail Expansion Would Bring Boosts for Connecticut […]

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House Passes 10-Month Stopgap for Transpo Bill (NYT) And Now Eyes Turn to Senate (Politico) How the “Boring Highway Trust Fund” Became a Lightning Rod for GOP (Slate) How Do Low-Income Washingtonians View Cycling? (CityLab) More and More, Car-Loving Cities Turn to Light Rail (Next City) Pro-Rail Group in Austin Raises Big Funds (Statesman) Report: Costs […]