Today’s Headlines

  • Per-Capita Driving Lower Than During “Pit of the Recession” Across the U.S. (Frontier Group)
  • Portland Mayor Pushes Tolls at Earl Blumenauer’s Transpo Forum (Oregonian)
  • Leaving NYC and SF to Cure Homebuyer Sticker Shock in Oklahoma City (NYT)
  • Town Center Developments Urbanize Boston Suburbs (Globe)
  • Chicago-to-Iowa City Rail Link Inches Closer to Reality (Quad City Times)
  • Georgia Working on “Plan B” Transpo Plan in Wake of T-SPLOST Defeat (AJC)
  • Tampa Area Clumsily Moving Toward Regional Transit Unity (Times)
  • Five New Silver Line Stations Saw 220,000 Riders on Opening Weekend (Mass Transit)

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Senate Advances Six-Year Transpo Bill That House Doesn’t Plan to Take Up (The Hill) Boxer Goes Rogue in Pushing for GOP-Backed Measure (Politico) Foxx Hopes to Spur Action on New Hudson River Rail Tunnels (NYT) Year-Old Silver Line Seen as Catalyst in DC, Despite Not Meeting Ridership Projections (WaPo) A Bipartisan Plan to Steer More Transpo Dollars to Local […]

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Chicago Tribune: Hey, Congress, Don’t Favor Cars Over Transit With Double the Budget, Philly’s SEPTA Has Grand Plans (Inquirer) Cincinnati’s Streetcar Victory Took a Decade to Achieve (Urban Cincy) Shuster Pledges to Work With Startups on Transpo Tech (1776) Charlotte Station WSCO Looks at Foxx’s Rise From Mayor to U.S. Transpo Chief Report: Milwaukee Needs Better Transit […]

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DOT Seeks Feedback on 2014-2018 Strategic Plans (The Hill) The 2020 Vision for Maryland’s Purple Line (Gazette) What Policies Can Encourage Active Transport? (CityFix) Atlantic Cities Chats With “End of the Suburbs” Author Does Baton Rouge Need Its Transit Agency? (Times-Picayune) Bacon’s Rebellion: It’s a Bad Time for Bets on Transpo Infrastructure Are There Enough Bikes […]

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Senators Skeptical of Plan to Use Postal Service Funds for Transpo (Nat’l Journal, Bloomberg) Joshua Schank: Time to Come Up with 21st-Century Solution for Transpo Funding (NYT) LaHood Talks High-Speed Rail With Sac Bee Another Report Finds Safer Streets = More Pedestrians (HuffPo) Politico Explores Partisan Undercurrents of D.C.’s New Silver Line  Bill Would Give Cities […]

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LaHood Calls Transpo Bill “Highway Centric” (Transpo Nation) AFL-CIO Transpo Union Says Romney Needs Economics Lesson (The Hill) Mica: Atlanta Should Pass Transpo Tax If It Wants Fed Dollars (Saporta Report) The Weak Spots of MAP-21 (The Hill) Bullet Train Pumps $100M to San Diego’s Local Projects (North County Times) SFO Plans Bike-Share for Airport […]

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U.S. DOT’s Smart City Challenge Wraps Up (WaPo, Austin Chron) Tampa Abandons Latest Transpo Tax Plan (Tampa Bay Times) Atlanta Kicks Off Bike-Share With Downtown Ride (AJC) Young Affluent People Are Moving to Urban Cores, and Not Just on the Coasts (WSJ) Rival Plans Emerge to Expand Kansas City Transit (KC Star) Grants Boost TOD Across Connecticut (CT […]