Today’s Headlines

  • 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 Communities (T4America)
  • Transit Agencies, APTA Mark 25 Years of American With Disabilities Act (Progressive Railroading)
  • Without Olympic Aspirations, How Will Boston Develop? (Boston Globe)
  • From Motor City to Bike City (Detroit Free Press)
  • Miami’s New Transit Chief Dreams of a “Car-Optional” City (Miami New Times)
  • Green Line Spawns Vision for Twin Cities Innovation District (The Line Media)

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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 […]

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Transpo Bill Lobbyists Put Heat on Congress (Politico) FTA: Existing Transit Should Get First Priority with Sandy Funds (Newsday) DOTs Want “High-Speed Experience” for Chicago-Detroit Train (Lakeshore Public Media) Transpo Issues Draw Crowds to Boston Mayoral Forum (Boston Globe) There’ll Be Pain Before Gain With D.C.’s Silver Line (Washington City Paper) Texas Agencies Go Digital […]

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Senators to Lay Out Six-Year Transpo Funding Plan This Morning (The Hill) The Bill’s Potential New Name? “The DRIVE Act” (Land Line) Protected Bike Lanes: America’s Next Transit Frontier (WaPo) Transpo Money Could Be Freed Up By Removing Earmarks (The Hill) Feds to Examine DC Metro’s Fatal Smoke Incident (AP) Vision Zero: Seattle Rewards Law-Abiding […]

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Obama Urges Action on Highway Trust Fund: “It’s Not Crazy. It’s Not Socialism” (Biz Insider) Foxx Warns That State Funding Will Be Rationed Starting August 1 … (Dallas News) … And Defends Obama for Dragging Feet on Gas Tax (Roll Call) With Holiday Weekend Coming, Gas Prices Reach Six-Year High (The Hill) LaHood Encourages Missouri […]

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With Transportation “in a Huge Ditch,” Foxx Lays Out Six-Year Plan (Politico) House, Senate Budgets Include Big Drops in Transpo Spending (Center on Budget & Policy Priorities) Tysons Corner: Stage for the World’s Biggest Reurbanization Project (Washingtonian) Nashville’s Future: More Sidewalks, Light Rail, But Definitely No Subway (Biz Journal) Peer Cities Will Give Boston Advice on […]

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How the DC Metro Ended Up in Dire Straits Despite Decades of Warnings (WaPo) Wall Street Journal Reports on the Future of Cities How to Put “Bike Equity” Into Practice (Next City) Chinese Electric Auto Maker Ventures Into U.S. With Buses (AP) Boston Ranks Third in New Tool Ranking Transit-Friendly Cities (Boston Globe) Why Will It Takes 25 Years for […]