Today’s Headlines

  • House Cuts to Transit, Amtrak Not Deep Enough for Heritage (The Hill)
  • … These Are the Republicans Who Fought Against Those Cuts (The Hill)
  • Bill Shuster: We Can Pass a Long-Term Transpo Bill This Year If We Lower Corporate Taxes (WABE)
  • State DOTs Rebuffed For Using Wildly Inflated Traffic Forecasts to Justify New Highways (Vox)
  • Gillibrand Wants to Restore Federal Funding for Local Bridges (LandLine)
  • Southern California HSR Opponents Fear Tracks Would Divide Communities (Daily News)
  • Toronto’s Chief Planner Wants to Tear Down the Gardiner Expressway — Here’s Why (CityLab)
  • LADOT’s Seleta Reynolds: City Planners Need to Partner Better With Communities (Crosscut)
  • “Our Charming Downtown Is Turning Into a Bike Parking Lot” — And They’re Charging For It (MarinScope)
  • Driverless Cars a Mere 5-10 Years Away? Don’t Believe It (Crikey)
  • Advice on Biking With Your Kid, From a Car-Free Parent (Chicago Mag)
  • Bolwerk

    Once driverless cars are a reality, all the freedom car culture has eroded will come roaring back. True fact!

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