Today’s Headlines

  • Seattle’s $50B Light Rail Package Will Go to Voters This Fall (The Stranger)
  • Population Shifted to Sunbelt and the Burbs Last Year (CityLab)
  • …While Chicago Saw Greater Losses Than Any Metro Area (Chicago Trib)
  • L.A. Advocates, Citizens Scrutinize $120B Transit Plans (LA Times)
  • How Will California’s High-Speed Rail Fare at the Polls? (Sac Bee)
  • GGW Takes Issue With Turning Rockville Pike Into 18-Lane Mega Street
  • Which Factors Make or Break Bike-Share? (USA Today)
  • Unraveling the Myth of the Freeloading Cyclist (Momentum Mag)
  • How Ride-Sharing Improves Nashville’s Core (Tennessean)
  • Detroit Free Press: Naming the New Rail “Q-Line” Misses the Mark

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Today’s Headlines

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Detroit-to-Chicago Rail Gets Critical Boost (NWI) ProWalk/ProBike Founding Father Recalls How DC’s I-695 Disappeared (PPS) Farmers Need Appeasing on CA High-Speed Rail (AP) Private Firm Works Out “All Aboard Florida” Plans (Orlando Sentinel) Why It’s Smart to Build a Bike-Friendly Business District (Transpo Issues Daily) GA Sees No Consensus on Transpo Funding (OnlineAthens) Will WMATA […]

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It’s PARK(ing) Day Across the Country, From L.A. to D.C. China Hops on Board Plans for L.A.-to-Vegas High-Speed Rail (LA Times) Senators Grill FRA’s Feinberg on Rail Safety Deadline (NYT) Will Extra Transpo $$ Make Lawmakers Complacent? (The Hill) Foxx: We Need to Move on Southeast High-Speed Rail (News & Observer) Reps Push to Increase Transit Tax Benefit (The […]

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In California, Plummeting Gas Tax Revenue Hurts Transit Projects (LA Times) Plans Speeding Up for Houston-Dallas High-Speed Rail (Houston Chron) How Will We Wade Through the Politics of Driverless Cars? (Boston Globe) What’s Behind Maryland Gov. Hogan’s Pursuit of Maglev Rail? (WaPo) BRT Could Be the Best Solution for Charleston’s Gridlock (Post and Courier) New NACTO Guide Sees Protected Bike […]

Today’s Headlines

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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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Another Extension Is in the Works for Transpo Bill — But How Long Will It Last? (School Transpo) Republican Victories Imperil Rail Plans (NYT) LaHood Dangling Rejected Rail Funds in Front of Other Potential Recipients (WSOC TV) NY Lt. Gov: Transpo Infrastructure is Key to a “Prosperous Future for New York” (WSJ) High Speed Rail […]

LaHood Defends High-Speed Rail Program At House Hearing

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It’s Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood’s birthday, and he’s spending it testifying before the House Transportation Committee. The hearing is on “Mistakes & Lessons Learned” from the high-speed rail program, but — no surprise here — LaHood and House Republicans have differing ideas about what “mistakes” have been made. Here are some highlights. Chair John Mica […]