Today’s Headlines

  • DOT Narrows “Smart City Challenge” Down to Seven Finalists… (WaPo)
  • …Including Kansas City, Denver, Austin (KC Star, Denver Post, KXAN)
  • LA Would See Range of Major Transit Projects If Voters Approve $120B Tax (LA Times)
  • Report: Feds Aren’t Ready to Regulate Driverless Cars (The Verge)
  • How the New UW Light Rail Station Could Transform Seattle (Seattle Times)
  • Sadik-Khan Chats with The Verge, CityLab on Her Playbook for Better Streets
  • Should BRT Come to Route 66? Battle Continues in Albuquerque (Counterpunch)
  • GM Ramps Up Its Efforts on Driverless Car Tech (NYT)
  • Tampa Studies Array of New Commuting Options (Tampa Trib)
  • Should U.S. Cities Outright Ban Right Turns on Reds? (Next City)

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Wall Street’s Worried About the Increasing Rate of Auto Loan Defaults (Business Insider) Driverless Ubers Already Back on the Streets of San Francisco After Arizona Crash Last Weekend (SFist) Brilliant Swedish Bus Ad Pokes Fun at the Hype Over Self-Driving Cars (The Verge) Seattle’s Pronto Bike Share Shuts Down Tomorrow (Seattle Times) Passenger Rail in Florida […]

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People’s Climate March Fills the Streets to Protest Trump’s Assault on the Environment (NYT) What Happens Once It’s No Longer Cheap to Finance New Car Purchases? (Frontier Group) Silicon Valley Goes Nuts Over Shiny Video from Elon Musk’s Vaporware Tunnel Project (Verge) Forget Driverless Cars — CNET Looks at the Future of Driverless Buses Las Vegas Sun Blasts County Proposal […]

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Seattle Light Rail Plan Will Go on November Ballot (Seattle Times) In LA, Voters Will Decide on Sales Tax for Transpo (LA Times) Will Driverless Cars Kick People Off the Streets? (Atlantic) …Should They Hit a Pedestrian to Save a Passenger? (NYT) While Columbus Took Big Smart City Prize, Other Finalists Will Also Get Funding (Gov Tech) MARTA to […]

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House to Mark Up Transpo Bill Thursday, as Clock Ticks (Progressive Railroading, The Hill) 19 Dem Governors Ask Congress for a Long-Term Transpo Bill (The Hill) Driverless Car Tested on I-95 in Virginia (AP) Ratings Agency Blames Millennials’ Car-Free Choices for Poor Road Conditions (Denver Biz Journal) Will San Joaquin Valley Innovate, or Just Continue With Sprawl? (CityLab) Federal […]

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Michael Bloomberg Urges Cities to Prepare for Self-Driving Cars (WaPo) A Car and Driver Q&A With Anthony Foxx on the Future of Transportation Twin Cities Get Federal Grant to Plan Development Along New Light Rail Line (F&C) Uber Endorses Seattle Transit Ballot Measure (GeekWire) Chicago Black Lives Matter Activists Discuss Transportation Justice With Chicago Reader Does Metro Run Through DC’s Most Populated Areas? […]

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Feds Get a Mountain of Opinions on Driverless Cars (WaPo, The Verge) Why Does It Take a Crisis for Americans to Care About Infrastructure? (New Yorker) Amtrak Safety Lapses Found, as Feds Order Retraining of Workers (WSJ, Philly Biz Journal) Transit Systems Look to Uber, Lyft to Provide Services for Disabled (AP) Atlanta Transit Projects Compete for Funding […]