Today’s Headlines

  • After Four Mayoral Terms, D.C. Streetcar Will Officially Start Running Next Saturday (WaPo)
  • Gizmodo: It’s Cars, Not Smartphones, That Kill Pedestrians
  • Emanuel’s Plan for Chicago: Expand Downtown While Investing in Poor Neighborhoods (Chicago Trib)
  • Biden Celebrates 7th Anniversary of the Stimulus Act (StarTrib)
  • Amtrak Requests $1.8B for Next Fiscal Year (The Hill)
  • California to Test New Mileage Fees to Replace Gas Tax (SF Chron)
  • What’s Austin’s Priority: Density or Affordability? (Austin Chron)
  • Virginia Beach Has Until April to Commit to Light Rail (Pilot)
  • Houston’s Ambitious Bike Plan (Off Cite)
  • Imagining TOD in Upstate South Carolina (Upstate Biz Journal)

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Council on Foreign Relations Tracks Underinvestment in U.S. Infrastructure At APTA Expo in Houston, Foxx and Others Urge Action From Congress (Metro Mag, Houston Chron) Cato Institute: Driverless Cars Will Replace Transit (Roll Call) North Carolina Advances Plans for 17-Mile Light Rail (Progressive Railroading) Experts Chat About America’s Streetcar Trend (NPR) Maryland Could Vote to Keep Transpo Money […]

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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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To Understand the Rage in Charlotte, Look to the History of Its Roads (ThinkProgress) G-7 Welcomes U.S. Driverless Car Guidelines (Seattle Times) Voters in NJ, Illinois Could Opt to Protect Transportation Funds (Governing) BRT Posed as Answer to Miami’s Traffic Congestion (Miami Herald) If DC Metro Cancels Late-Night Service, Can Uber and Lyft Fill the Gap? (WaPo) […]

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How Will Congress Respond to “Fix It First” Plan? (T4America) … And How Serious Is Obama About It? (Transpo Issues Daily) Is Obama’s Infrastructure Plan Mission Impossible? (Daily Star) Bill Fulton: Smart Growth Actually Makes Sense for Conservatives (CP&DR) NYU Launches Institute Dedicated to Cities, Urban Issues (Next City) Vermont Governor Defends Gas Tax (WCAX) […]

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Carper Proposes Nearly Doubling the Gas Tax (The Hill) Private Rail Group Wants High-Speed Link From Chicago to Twin Cities (Post Bulletin) While Another Private Company Wants a Worcester-Providence Line (AP) Boston, North Carolina Get New Transpo Chiefs (Boston Globe, AP) With Hearings Planned for NJ Transit Delays, Telecommuting Offered as Solution (NJ.com, Bloomberg) How $500M Made […]

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Minneapolis-St. Paul Light Rail to Start Rolling in June (StarTribune) GGW: Did Virginia Pull a Bait and Switch with New Transpo Funds? WaPo Catches on to the Fact That DOTs Consistently Overestimate How Much We’ll Drive Building Urban Roads = Low Return on Investment (Planetizen) LaHood Becomes Law Firm Adviser (Chicago Trib, WSJ) Why Is America Going […]