Today’s Headlines

  • DC, Boston Rank Highest Among Big Cities in Bike/Walk Commute Rate (Fast CoExist)
  • GOP vs. Dems in Maryland’s Transportation Spending Battle (Baltimore Sun)
  • Miami Campaign Looks for “100 Great Ideas” for Mobility (Miami Herald)
  • Nashville Biz Leaders Push to Become Partners on Transit (Nashville Biz Journal)
  • Can Bridj Fill Boston’s Late-Night T Void? (Transit Wire)
  • Cato Genius Randal O’Toole Declares Transit “Dead” in WaPo
  • Light Rail Plans Advance in Glendale (Daily News-Sun)
  • Portland Mayoral Candidates Sound Off on Transportation (Bike Portland)
  • Google Crash Highlights What Self-Driving Cars Lack: Social Intuition (Slate)
  • Cycling Growing Really Fast in Spain, According to Eco-Counter (Next City)

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Decades-Old Transportation Priorities Still Shape Dallas Metro (Next City) Foxx Promoted Walk to School Day in Hometown Charlotte (WCNC) Survey Ranks Seattle, Boston Tops for Pedestrian-Safety, Detroit Lowest (Boston Globe, Metro Times) In Arkansas, Shuster Talks Highway Trust Fund Options (Arkansas News) The Major Challenges in Shifting Away From Car-Oriented Cities (CityLab) Report: Atlanta Development Clustering Around Transit (Atlanta Biz […]

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Obama to Pitch $300B Infrastructure Plan, Including Tax Overhaul (The Hill, Reuters) Study: Riding Transit Improves Racial, Ethnic Acceptance (Boston Globe) Foxx Affirms Feds’ Commitment to California High-Speed Rail (KPCC) D.C. Plans for 19 Miles of Bike Lanes This Year (Washingtonian) Atlantic Cities: America’s Love of Houses/Car “Enduring and Weird” Feds Approve North Carolina Light Rail […]

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The Case for a Higher Gas Tax (NYT) Obama Loses “Trusted Quarterback” in LaHood (Politico) The Social Justice Agenda Includes Public Transportation (Boston Review) USDA Works to Weave Smart Growth Into Agriculture, Rural Development Freakonomics Podcast: How Do We Pay for Our Roads? Shuster Responds to “Fix It First” With a Call to Build Faster (Progressive […]

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Trump Considers Borrowing Big for Infrastructure, Tying It to Healthcare (WaPo, The Hill) Another Idea: Trump’s Billionaire Friends Could Steer Infrastructure (CNNMoney) Amtrak Knew of Defect Before Penn Station Derailment; Christie Withholds Payments (NYT, Bloomberg) California Clears Tax Hikes for Transportation Plan (AP) Proposed Amtrak Cuts Target Trump Country (Seattle PI) In Honolulu, Lawmakers Approve $1.2B for Beleaguered […]

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APTA: Trump’s Transit Cuts Would Jeopardize 1.1 Million Jobs and $38 Billion Worth of Projects (Hill) Nashville Mayor Pushes Transit Funding Plan, Identifies First Light Rail Corridor (Tennessean, Biz Journal) North Carolina’s 18-Mile Durham-Orange Light Rail Clears Another Hurdle (Herald-Sun) This Struggling Arkansas City Wants Trump to Fund a $3 Billion Interstate Highway (NBC News) Detroit’s 430-Bike, 43-Station Bike-Share, Named […]

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Transit Agencies Push for More Funding in Transportation Bill (The Hill) Detroit Gets Funds to Launch Bike-Share (NextCity) New Report from CNU: A Freeway Free San Francisco “MARTA Army” Trying to Improve Transit in Atlanta (GPB) What Volvo Thinks Passengers Will Do When Cars Drive Themselves (The Verge) California City Ordered to Pay $6M to Family of Slain Cyclist Due […]