Today’s Headlines

  • DOT to Unveil $478B Transpo Funding Proposal Today (Detroit News)
  • “CTFastrak” Bus Makes First Run in Hartford (AP, Fast Lane)
  • In Cities, Transit Entrepreneurs Are Jumping Ahead of the Government (National Journal)
  • Georgia House Passes Bill to Spur Development Around Atlanta Beltline (AJC)
  • Seattle Times: Ed Murray Shaping Up to Be “The Bike Mayor”
  • Portland’s Orange Line Under Budget, On Time to Open in September (KPTV)
  • In Cincinnati, a Threat to Ramp Up Streetcar Costs (Cincinnati.com)
  • Philly Could Look to Boston as Model for Beefing Up Commuter Rail (Next City)
  • How an Ohio Town Pulled Off a Bikeable Highway in the Burbs (GGW)
  • That Ohio cycletrack is atrocious. I hope no suburbs actually think that it’s a model to copy, it needs way too much work.

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DOT Narrows “Smart City Challenge” Down to Seven Finalists… (WaPo) …Including Kansas City, Denver, Austin (KC Star, Denver Post, KXAN) LA Would See Range of Major Transit Projects If Voters Approve $120B Tax (LA Times) Report: Feds Aren’t Ready to Regulate Driverless Cars (The Verge) How the New UW Light Rail Station Could Transform Seattle (Seattle Times) […]

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Congress Didn’t Act, So Commuters Lose Transit Tax Benefits (Atlantic Cities, Time) Virginia Pilot: Rail Improves Cities Central Florida Takes Walking and Cycling Counts for First Time (Orlando Sentinel) Detroit Goes More Bike-Friendly for 2014 (AP) And Baton Rouge Makes Smart Growth Resolution (WWNO) In Missouri, Push for Transpo Sales Tax Continues (St. Louis Public Radio) […]

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The phenomenal success of private, inter-city bus service over the last five years seemed to take everyone by surprise. It’s a testament to their sudden emergence and overwhelming popularity that cities like New York are just getting around the regulating these services, following complaints from residents about idling, crowds and other nuisances. According to Network […]

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What Would Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Do for Cities? (Atlantic) With New Traffic Data Tool, Uber Extends Olive Branch to City Governments (NYT) On Reddit Q&A, Foxx Touts High-Speed Rail (Palm Beach Post) Elaine Chao’s Confirmation Hearing Set for Wednesday (Equipment World) Feds Grant $1.1B for Chicago’s Red Line (Sun-Times) Senators Call for Review of Sleep Apnea Tests […]