Today’s Headlines

  • Washington Metro Closed for 24 Hours for Emergency Inspections (USA Today)
  • “Commuter Chaos” Expected (Global Post), Beltway “Barely Moving” (WaPo), Traffic Slows Buses (WaPo)
  • “#Metrogeddon” Inspires First Time Bike Commuter ( WaPo 12)
  • After Flirting With Rejecting Grant, Raleigh Adopts Bike-Share Program (News Observer)
  • Resurrected City-Only MARTA-Expansion Bill Passes Georgia House Panel (AJC)
  • Pedestrians “Run for Their Lives” in St. Paul (Minnesota Public Radio)
  • San Diego Building Up to Meet Demand for Walkability (La Jolla Light)

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WaPo: Congress “Cowardly” on Policy Decisions for Highway Trust Fund Sen. Murray Issues Warning on Funding (The Hill), and AASHTO Goes Activist (Transport Topics) Why Do So Many Light Rail Projects Flounder? (Newsweek) Charlotte Mayor Scandal Doesn’t Affect Blue Line Money (The State) Which Regions Are Growing More Compact the Fastest? (City Lab) Commuter Ferry […]

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Black Lives Matter Demonstrators Occupy Streets and Highways, Hundreds Arrested (NPR) Many Cities Put Politically Tricky Transit Issues to Voters (StarTrib) Virginia Unveils Big Plans to “Ease Congestion,” Including Better Rail (WaPo, GGW) Long-Term Projects Take a Hit With Jersey’s Transportation Fund Stalemate (AP) A Colorful Reimagining of an LA Freeway Spur (LA Times) Philly’s SEPTA Foresees Depleted […]

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Foxx Sworn in as 17th DOT Secretary (AP, WaPo) There’s a Limit to Amtrak’s Rule-Making Power (The Hill, Journal of Commerce) Eight States Hiked Their Gas Tax This Week (CNN Money) Why BRT May Be the Answer for Cities (Planetizen) What Explains Portland’s 2002-2008 Biking Boom? (Bike Portland) In Detroit, Some Worry About Losing Their Neighborhood […]

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Senate Panel Resurrects Transit Commuter Tax Parity (Business Insurance) NYT Ethicist Gives the Thumbs-Up to Scofflaw Cycling Adams Ad Targets Mica’s Work on Transportation Bill (The Hill) Amtrak Honcho Gets Optimistic About High-Speed Rail in Transportation Nation Interview WaPo: New Watchdog Must Restore Faith in Silver Lane San Diego Leaders Explain Support for Bullet Train (U-T San Diego) […]

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A Friendly Reminder That Bike-Ped Still Isn’t Safe in Congress (LAB) Harry Reid Would Fold Student Loan Interest Extensions Into Transpo Bill (Hill) Boehner Floats Possibility of 6-Month Transpo Extension, to Boxer’s Chagrin (Reuters, WaPo) Secretary LaHood: Distracted Driving at Level of National Epidemic (TranspoNation) Houston Moves Forward With New Commuter Rail Line (Transpo Nation) […]

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Battle Over Transportation Funding on Capitol Hill Targets People Who Walk, Bicycle (WaPo) GOP Pitching a Long-Term Transportation Bill as Jobs Creator (AP) Bike-Share So Popular in Mexico City, New Members Must Wait Six Weeks (USA Today) Virginia DOT Completes Plan to Consider Bicycles in Transportation Policies (WaPo) LaHood Announces $75 Million Boost for Boston’s […]