Today’s Headlines

  • Progress Report on the New Twin Cities Green Line (Finance & Commerce)
  • Denver Transit Chief Heads to L.A. (Denver Biz Journal)
  • Is Obama’s Acting Railroad Chief Up to the Task? (Politico)
  • Why Does NIH Want to Build More Parking Right on Top of a Metro? (GGW)
  • Salt Lake City Poised to Revitalize Western Downtown (SL Trib)
  • Pittsburgh Goes For Complete Streets (Pittsburgh Trib)
  • Can New Technology Help Public Transit Stand Up to Uber and Leap? (CityLab)
  • “U Drive. U Text. U Pay.” Campaign Ramps Up Enforcement on Distracted Driving (NOLA.com)
  • Book Chronicles 150 Years of Bike Battles (WSJ)

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LaHood heading to Japan for face-to-face talks with Toyota execs over defective autos … (LAT) … but not before getting lobbied by mag-lev train backers on a Pittsburgh visit (Trib-Review) New York state officials and CSX hold a powwow with the feds to clear up controversy over high-speed rail’s top speed (Dem-Chronicle, Buff. News) Embattled […]

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How Is Cheap Gas Affecting Transit Ridership? (Chicago Trib) As Szabo Heads to Chicago, Foxx’s Chief of Staff Steps in to Lead FRA (Chicago Trib, Reuters) The Growing Momentum for Turning Parking Spaces Into Parks (NYT) Could Olympics Prospect Help Boston Transit Projects? (Boston Globe) How Denver Made Use of Private Dollars for Transit (Progressive […]

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In California, Plummeting Gas Tax Revenue Hurts Transit Projects (LA Times) Plans Speeding Up for Houston-Dallas High-Speed Rail (Houston Chron) How Will We Wade Through the Politics of Driverless Cars? (Boston Globe) What’s Behind Maryland Gov. Hogan’s Pursuit of Maglev Rail? (WaPo) BRT Could Be the Best Solution for Charleston’s Gridlock (Post and Courier) New NACTO Guide Sees Protected Bike […]

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Pittsburgh Welcomes Uber’s First Driverless Fleet (Bloomberg) California Agency Invests in 14 Transit Projects (Progressive Railroading) Jeff Wood: Regional Transit Agencies Hold Back Transit (City Metric) Railroads Warned Not to Delay on Positive Train Control (Chicago Trib) How a Radical Rethink Boosted Bus Ridership in Houston (CityLab) Former Boston Transit Chief Departs Flailing Honolulu Rail Project (Boston Herald) In New Haven, […]

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Offshore Tax Reform Complicates Transpo Funding Deal (The Hill) Portland Debuts New Light Rail Line and New Car-Free Bridge (Portland Trib, CityLab) Acting Rail Chief Feinberg Gets Confirmation Hearing This Week (The Hill) Apple Shuts Down HopStop Transit App (Fortune) Light Rail’s on the Rise in the Sun Belt (Houston Chron) Ray LaHood’s Son Heads to Congress (Chicago […]

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Transpo Bill Caught Up in House Leadership Chaos (WaPo) In Unprecedented Move, Feds Take Over DC Metro Safety (GGW, WaPo) San Diego Passes $204B Long-Term Transport Plan (SD Union-Trib) NJ Transit to Take Lead on Hudson River Tunnel Project Studies (NJ.com) Why Experts Are Watching Houston’s New Bus System (PBS News Hour) A Look at the “Go […]