Today’s Headlines

  • Pew Research Center Looks at Who’s Using Transit in the U.S.
  • After Sunday’s Amtrak Crash, Feds Order Safety Review (WaPo)
  • Maryland’s Purple Line, Contract Now Approved, Will Have Longest Rail Cars in U.S. (WaPo, GGW)
  • How California Environmental Law Blocks Bike Lanes (LA Times)
  • San Antonio Among Nine Cities To Get TOD Boost From Feds (SA Biz Journal, Smart Growth America)
  • Rebecca Solnit: We Don’t Need Driverless Cars — We Need to Ditch Cars (Guardian)
  • Audit Finds Safety, Maintenance Problems With DC Circulator Buses (WTOP)
  • Mobility Lab: Congestion Pricing Can Help Solve “America’s Bread Line”
  • America Sees Fewest 16-Year-Old Drivers Since 1960s (CityLab)
  • Ride-Sharing Can Help Patch Transit for Nashville, But It Can’t Do It All (Nashville Biz Journal)

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Feds Get a Mountain of Opinions on Driverless Cars (WaPo, The Verge) Why Does It Take a Crisis for Americans to Care About Infrastructure? (New Yorker) Amtrak Safety Lapses Found, as Feds Order Retraining of Workers (WSJ, Philly Biz Journal) Transit Systems Look to Uber, Lyft to Provide Services for Disabled (AP) Atlanta Transit Projects Compete for Funding […]

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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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House to Hold Hearing on Self-Driving Cars Next Week (The Hill) Rob Kirby, Head of Transpo Planning for DC-Area COG, Murdered (WaPo) NJ Transit Board Chair: Let’s Make Penn Station Less Stressful (NJ.com) Charlotte Plans Another Go at Streetcar Funds (Charlotte Observer) Chris Leinberger: New Development Patterns Needed for 21st-Century Economy (Sac Bee) Cincinnati Residents […]

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Obama: Mayors Are the Ones Who Really Get It (Politico, Fiscal Times) Yet Another Transpo Funding Deadline Nears (The Hill) DC Plays With New Identity as Hub of Transportation Innovation (WaPo) House to Launch Probe of Automated Train Control (The Hill) Pope Offers Wise Words on Urban Planning and Transit (WaPo) It’s More Popular Than Ever […]

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DC, Boston Rank Highest Among Big Cities in Bike/Walk Commute Rate (Fast CoExist) GOP vs. Dems in Maryland’s Transportation Spending Battle (Baltimore Sun) Miami Campaign Looks for “100 Great Ideas” for Mobility (Miami Herald) Nashville Biz Leaders Push to Become Partners on Transit (Nashville Biz Journal) Can Bridj Fill Boston’s Late-Night T Void? (Transit Wire) Cato Genius Randal O’Toole […]

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The Purple Line Is Really Happening for Maryland’s DC Suburbs (WaPo, Baltimore Sun) Human Transit’s Jarrett Walker on Why Cars and Cities Don’t Match (WaPo) How Federal Rules Hold Back Mixed-Use Development (Crossroads) Small Towns Aren’t Immune to Big City Conflicts (Next City) New Bill Threatens Bike/Ped Funding in Tennessee (WTVC) DC, Maryland, Virginia Agree on […]