Today’s Headlines

  • Amtrak Crash Outside Philly Kills Two Track Workers (NYT)
  • What the Hudson River Gateway Project Means for Intercity Rail (Next City)
  • Foxx Takes His Message on Urban Highways to the Diane Rehm Show
  • Turning 40, DC Metro Faces a Midlife Crisis (NYT)
  • Things Could Be Worse for DC — Just Look at Boston (American Prospect)
  • Cincinnati Streetcar to Start Running Next Week (Cincinnati Biz Journal)
  • In Maryland, Hogan Vetoes Transportation Priority Bill (WaPo)
  • Five Widespread Myths About Urban Cycling (WaPo)
  • Former Amtrak Official to Become NJ Transit Boss (NJ.com)
  • Ann Arbor-Detroit Transit Plans Include Commuter Rail, BRT (M Live)
  • How Did the Virginia Beach Light Rail Debate Get So Nasty? (Pilot)

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Amtrak Reaches Agreements on 18 State-Supported Routes (The Hill) Also, Turns Out Amtrak’s NOT a Money Pit (NYT) As BART Negotiations Continue, Next City Looks at Pros and Cons of Transit Strikes In Virginia, Infrastructure Backers Want McAuliffe for Gov (Politico) Will New Delay Derail Twin Cities Light Rail? (StarTribune) CityFix Shares Insights from the Recent […]

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New Cincinnati Mayor Could Mean Death of Streetcar Plan (Next City) Big Questions Surround Plan for High-Speed DC-to-NY Train (Politico) As Amtrak Fights for Funding, New CFO Takes Over (The Hill) Maryland Wins Approval for Private Partners on Purple Line (WaPo) Should the Federal Government Take Part in Car-Sharing? (Next City) Senate Panel Hears Ideas […]

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Congress Kicks the Can on Transpo Funding to July 31 (The Hill) Amtrak Required to Address Speed Concerns on Northeast Corridor (Progressive Railroading) Houston Debuts Two New Light Rail Lines (Chron) Western U.S. Has Seen Long-Term Rise in Urban Populations (WaPo) Will the Kansas City Streetcar Unite or Divide? (Next City) Car-Free Commuting Gets Simpler for DC […]

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Feds Lay Out Vision for Northeast Rail (AP) Trump’s Infrastructure Scheme May Run Into Resistance From Mitch McConnell (WaPo, American Prospect) Harvard Infrastructure Expert Offers Thoughts on Trump’s Plan (Harvard Biz Review) Flouting California Rules, Uber Continues Testing Self-Driving Cars (NYT) 2017 Holds Uncertainty for Maryland’s Purple Line (WTOP) Outside NYC, a More Urban Suburbia (NYT) Northeast Rail Plans Include Amtrak Stop […]

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16 Big Transit Projects That Would Be Toast Under Trump’s Budget (WaPo) Cuts Could Imperil Seattle Rail, Gateway Project, DC Metro (Seattle Times, Bloomberg, Washingtonian) How Cities Would Feel the Budget Pain (Curbed) Long-Distance Amtrak Routes Under Threat (Progressive Railroading) Trump Also Wants to Slash Transpo Funding in Rural Areas That Supported Him (Charlotte Observer) The Rail Line […]

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Transit Tax Goes to Voters in Silicon Valley (Mercury News) How Subways Shape Urban Growth (CityLab) Austin Advocates Push for Light Rail on Ballot (Statesman) New Sacramento Transit Chief Vows Fast Action on Bleak Finances (SacBee) Job Sprawl Makes for Long Commutes in Chicago (Chicago Reporter) Metro Shoots Down DC Mayor’s Request to Maintain Late-Night Service (WaPo) Seattle […]