Today’s Headlines

  • Miami Considering Tapping Highway Funds for Transit (Miami Today)
  • Governing Magazine on Anthony Foxx’s Goals for Final Year as Transportation Secretary
  • Transit in Baltimore “Slowly Ramping Up” After Blizzard (Business Journal)
  • Phoenix City Council Approves Light Rail Extension Plans (Downtown Devil)
  • Davis Aims for “Diamond-Level” Bike-Friendly City Status (Davis Enterprise)
  • Riders to Get a Chance to Sound Off About Boston MBTA’s Fare Hikes (Mass Transit)
  • Drunk Driver Hits 4 Pedestrians in Downtown Seattle (Q13Fox)
  • Seriously: AECOM to Construct Test Hyperloop Tracks (The Verge)

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Four Examples of Why Federal Money Is Bad for U.S. Transportation (Next City) How Will North Carolina Navigate the Politics of its Transit Future? (E&E Publishing) Just Launched: The North American Bikeshare Association (Mobility Lab) Feds to Negotiate on Failed Alaska Ferry (Alaska Journal) Dallas Plays Catch-Up with Demand for Urban Living (D Mag) Jacksonville […]

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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 […]

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Foxx Visits Florida on Grow America Tour Before Joining Biden in SC (Tallahassee.com, The Hill) It Could Take Another Month for Boston Transit to Get Back to Normal (NYT) Texas High-Speed Rail Firm Reveals Preferred Route (Texas Trib) Sacramento Streetcar Wins Support From Downtown Property Owners (Sac Bee) Grand Rapids’ BRT Success Could Be Model […]

Miami-Dade Squanders Transit Tax on Roads, Thanks to Florida DOT

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Only one of every five federal transportation dollars are set aside specifically for transit. So it’s infuriating when a local government plunders the small pool of transit funds and spends it on roads. Particularly when that place has some of the country’s most notoriously car-dominated and dangerous streets. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you: Miami-Dade County, Florida. […]