Today’s Headlines

  • Obama: Mayors Are the Ones Who Really Get It (Politico, Fiscal Times)
  • Yet Another Transpo Funding Deadline Nears (The Hill)
  • DC Plays With New Identity as Hub of Transportation Innovation (WaPo)
  • House to Launch Probe of Automated Train Control (The Hill)
  • Pope Offers Wise Words on Urban Planning and Transit (WaPo)
  • It’s More Popular Than Ever to Open Streets to Pedestrians and Cyclists (Next City)
  • Hartford Courant: Feds Need to Help Push New Haven-Springfield Amtrak Line
  • Grand Rapids to Debut Bike-Share Next Month (Grand Rapids Biz Journal)
  • Omaha’s Streetcar Plans Get Closer to Reality (Omaha.com)
  • Protected Bike Lanes Coming to Detroit (Detroit Free-Press)

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Foxx “Breezes Through” Confirmation Hearing (WaPo, The Hill) Transpo Issues Daily’s Coverage: Foxx’s Intro, Areas of Focus; and Six Things We Learned What Does L.A.’s New Mayor Mean for Transportation? (Streetsblog LA, Grist, Next City) Study: Canadian Kids Spend Too Much Time in Cars (Toronto Sun, HuffPo) North Dakota Gets New Transpo Head (AP, The Republic) Memphis Mayor Plans […]

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Amtrak Reaches Agreements on 18 State-Supported Routes (The Hill) Also, Turns Out Amtrak’s NOT a Money Pit (NYT) As BART Negotiations Continue, Next City Looks at Pros and Cons of Transit Strikes In Virginia, Infrastructure Backers Want McAuliffe for Gov (Politico) Will New Delay Derail Twin Cities Light Rail? (StarTribune) CityFix Shares Insights from the Recent […]

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How Atlanta’s Vote Could Expand the Reach of MARTA (McClatchy) Adapting to the New Cycling Culture: Experts Chat on Diane Rehm Oregon to Try Out VMT-Based Tax (The Hill) Firms Bid on Second Leg of California High-Speed Rail (AP) What Grand Rapids Is Doing Right With Transit (Next City) Seattle Transit Leaders Float Numbers for […]

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House to Hold Hearing on Self-Driving Cars Next Week (The Hill) Rob Kirby, Head of Transpo Planning for DC-Area COG, Murdered (WaPo) NJ Transit Board Chair: Let’s Make Penn Station Less Stressful (NJ.com) Charlotte Plans Another Go at Streetcar Funds (Charlotte Observer) Chris Leinberger: New Development Patterns Needed for 21st-Century Economy (Sac Bee) Cincinnati Residents […]

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In His Last Few Weeks, Boehner Will Grapple With Transportation Bill (WaPo) GOP Lawmakers Look at String of Tax Cuts to Fund Transpo (The Hill) Next City Welcomed “the First Urbanist Pope” to Philly San Diego Thinks Big on Transportation Future (SD Union-Trib) Feds Sign Off on $93M for SunRail Expansion in Florida (WMFE) How Many […]

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Rep. Oberstar Remembered as Cycling Advocate on Capitol Hill (Bicycle Retailer, Streets MN) NYT: “No New Taxes” Mantra Is Disservice to Highway Trust Fund Maryland Rep: The Solution Starts with International Tax Reform (WaPo) Senators Introduce Bill to Finance TOD (T4America) Grist: Chamber of Commerce’s Gas Tax Ideas at Odds With Republican Base Michigan Transit […]