Today’s Headlines

  • Anthony Foxx Presses Congress to Spend $98 Billion on Transportation This Year (The Hill)
  • Albuquerque Meeting Over Bus Rapid Transit “Erupts in Chaos” (ABQ Journal)
  • Houston Press: Houston’s New Bike Lane Plan “in the Hands of Drivers”
  • Al Jazeera America: Tourism Bias in Transit Projects in New Orleans Post-Katrina
  • Ann Arbor Moving Ahead on Light Rail (Mlive.com)
  • Syracuse Examining Light Rail or Bus Rapid Transit (WAER)
  • Dangerous Las Vegas Street to Get Makeover for Pedestrian Safety (Review Journal)
  • Study: Nine in 10 Drivers Admit to Risky Behavior Behind the Wheel (WTOP)
  • Which Professions Have the Longest Commutes? (Priceonomics)

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Is every argument for buses also an argument against rail? It seems that, according to the half-baked logic of “anti-planner” Randall O’Toole, the answer is “yes.” The fervent rail opponent recently wrote that because Jarrett Walker at Human Transit penned an article arguing that race-based generalizations about bus travel are harmful, Walker must, ipso facto, […]