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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What Other Countries Have Achieved With Infrastructure as U.S. Congress Dithers (WSJ) California Ratings of Rail Stations Give Top Grades to Bay Area, Average Grades to L.A. (LAT) The Risks Behind Uber’s Plans for “World Domination” (Skift) Imagining a New Future for Dallas’s Aging Highways (Dallas Morning News) Pittsburgh Bike-Share Beats Expectations (AP) SunRail Offers Model for […]

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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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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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Foxx and Entourage Soak Up Danish Cycling Culture as Part of Smart City Tour (Statesman, CPH Post) Feds Outline New Rules for States to Measure Congestion (The Hill) Conservative Group Spends Big to Boost Shuster in Tough Primary (The Hill, Politico) Senate Panel to Take Up 2017 Transpo Spending (Transport Topics) Grist: What Hillary and Bernie’s Subway Adventures Really […]

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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 […]

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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? […]