Today’s Headlines

  • Feds Want to See Two-Member Crews on Trains (WaPo)
  • Foxx “Not Surprised” by Google’s Self-Driving Car Crash (Tech Times)
  • Seattle City Council Devotes Public Funds to Bike-Share (Crosscut)
  • Silicon Valley’s BART Extension Gets Federal Approval (KLIV)
  • Amalgamated Transit Union Backs Bernie Sanders (International Biz Times)
  • Study: Minneapolis High-Schoolers See Improved Outcomes When They Use Transit (StarTrib)
  • Downtown Transit Corridor Replaces Scrapped Streetcar in Providence (RIPR)
  • Contract Coming for Long-Delayed Baltimore Bike-Share (Baltimore Biz Journal)
  • St. Paul Considers Car-Free Promenade (Pioneer Press)

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Governors Don’t Expect Trump to Follow Through on Infrastructure Spending Talk (McClatchy, Hill) Caltrain Buys Time on Electrification While Waiting on Feds (SF Examiner) Indianapolis Approves Tax for Major Transit Expansion (Indy Star) Seattle Tops Nation in Growth of Transit Ridership (Seattle PI) Sacramento Wants to Shake Up Its 30-Year-Old Bus System (Sac Bee) Hawaii Senators Shoot […]

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Study: Car Ownership Isn’t Going Away, But Technology’s Changing Things (HuffPo, USA Today) Senator Cardin Rebukes Larry Hogan for Killing Baltimore’s Red Line (Baltimore Biz Journal) Christie More Open to Gas Tax Hike in Jersey, But Only With Other Tax Cuts (NorthJersey.com) Could Houston Follow Paris’s Lead With Car-Free Days? (Houston Chron) “A Place to Park One’s Bike” Is […]

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Transit Know-Nothing John Mica Could Become the Next U.S. Transpo Secretary (Florida Politics) Trump’s Transpo Transition Pick Is All About Building Roads (Curbed) Transportation Issues to Track During the Lame Duck Session (The Hill) Sound Transit Vows to Move Quickly on the $54B Package Voters Approved (Puget Sound Biz Journal) What $2.8B Could Do for Atlanta Transit (Next City) California High-Speed Rail […]

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Obama to Call for Shifting Transportation Away from Oil (WaPo) Why are Gas Taxes “Back in Fashion”? (Reuters) London’s New Bike Plan Takes Some Cues from Portland (Bike Portland) Shuster Sums Up Yesterday’s MAP-21 Hearing Rail Traffic = Humming Economy (Business Insider) Missouri Senate Passes 1-Cent Sales Tax for Transpo (AP) California Assembly Member Targets High-Speed […]

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Diane Rehm Show Examines the Urban Shift Against Car-Based Planning Transit Champion Robert Kiley Dies at 80 (WaPo) Cities Catch on to the High Cost of Free Parking (Governing) Despite Bipartisan Backing, Twin Cities Orange Line Needs Cash (StarTrib) Denver Tries Out Free Lyft Rides to Light Rail (Denver Biz Journal) St. Louis Parking Funds Go Toward Transit […]

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Feds to Oversee Safety of Local Transit Systems (The Hill) Funds for Canceled Red Line Can’t Be Used for Other Baltimore Projects (Progressive RR) If Houston’s Major Bus Overhaul Works, It Could Be a Model for Car-Addicted Cities (Chron, Daily Beast) Cuomo Continues to Balk Over Hudson River Tunnel Project (AP) Miami Takes Transportation Lessons from Denver (Miami […]