Today’s Headlines

  • Virginia Beach City Council Votes in Favor of Light Rail Expansion (WAVY)
  • Arlington’s New Bus-Only Lanes Open Soon (WaPo)
  • Cleveland Withholding Funding from Opportunity Corridor in Dispute With State (Cleveland.com)
  • Local Official: Ohio DOT Prefers to Hire Republicans (Dayton Daily News)
  • Albuquerque Getting a Green Bike Lane (City of Albuquerque)
  • Honolulu to Get Federal Assistance to Build Transit-Oriented Development (Pacific Business News)
  • San Bernardino’s Omnitrans Wants to Expand Bus Rapid Transit (Fontana Herald News)
  • Orange County Streetcar “Takes a Major Step Toward Realization” (NextCity)
  • Why Bike-Share Is So Much Safer Than Riding Your Own Bike (CityLab)
  • An interesting view is presented by the OC streetcar piece as underneath it, we’re provided a contrast with what projects cost across the Pond with a Belgian streetcar coming in at just under $58mn/mile, while the OC iteration is over $70mn/mile. The question we should all be asking is why it costs so much to build projects here in America.