Today’s Headlines

  • L.A. Metro’s 40-Year Game Plan (LA Times)
  • Federal Inspection “Blitz” Follows D.C. Metro Shutdown Last Week (WTOP)
  • How the New National Transit Map Could Pinpoint Transit Deserts (WaPo)
  • Why BART Got Frank on Twitter About the System’s Problems (Verge)
  • Politico on How Congress Undermined Its Own City’s Metro
  • Minneapolis Light Rail Has One More Shot at Funding This Spring (StarTrib)
  • The Civil Rights Issues at Play in Boston’s Late-Night T Cancellation (CityLab)
  • Tennessee Bill Threatens Bike/Ped Projects (Land Line)
  • Jersey’s Transit Vehicles Have Been Breaking Down More Often (NJ.com)
  • Phoenix Celebrates Opening of Light-Rail Extension (Tuscon News Now)

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How the DC Metro Ended Up in Dire Straits Despite Decades of Warnings (WaPo) Wall Street Journal Reports on the Future of Cities How to Put “Bike Equity” Into Practice (Next City) Chinese Electric Auto Maker Ventures Into U.S. With Buses (AP) Boston Ranks Third in New Tool Ranking Transit-Friendly Cities (Boston Globe) Why Will It Takes 25 Years for […]

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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? […]

In Obama Budget, a Glimpse of What Beefed-Up Transit Funding Could Do

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The budget proposal released by President Obama yesterday fleshes out the transportation ideas put out by the White House last week and includes specific grants for transit upgrades and expansions in 2015, but many of them won’t be part of this budget unless Congress agrees to increase funding for transportation. The White House budget proposes $17.6 billion […]

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What’s Foxx’s Legacy as He Heads Into Final Stretch at DOT? (Bloomberg BNA) How Making DC a State Would Help With Metro Woes (The Week) Despite High-Profile Crashes, Trains Are Safer Than Cars (USA Today) Seattle Goes Bigger and Greener With Light Rail (LA Times) FTA Names Successor to Therese McMillan (Progressive RR) Transit-Oriented Development Matures in Philadelphia […]

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Light Rail Strengthens the Sibling Bond Between Twin Cities (Chicago Trib) Amtrak’s Likely to See Highest Rider Numbers of the Year Today (Columbian) Despite Recent Backlash, Uber’s Still Riding High (Tech Crunch) Montgomery County Goes More Ped-Friendly, But Wastes Money on Parking (Bethesda Now, GGW) Atlanta’s Figuring Out How to Operate Its New Streetcar Safely […]

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Obama Administration to Map Out 30-Year Transportation Plan (WaPo) Transportation Wonks Converge This Week in Washington (Roll Call) California Takes Two Big Steps Forward on Climate Change, But Then There’s Keystone… (The Hill) Gas Tax Hikes Starting to Look More Realistic at Both Federal and State Level (Nat’l Journal, Planetizen) Minnesota House Speaker: State Won’t […]