Today’s Headlines

  • 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 (AJC)
  • Planning Light Rail to the Norfolk Naval Station (Pilot)
  • DC Metro Board Chair: System Needs Dedicated Funding, More $ From Feds (WaPo)
  • Transforming LA’s Union Station Into an Urban Destination (LA Times)
  • Cities Get Directly Involved in Creating Transit Apps (GovTech)

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Why Cleveland Won’t Get Much Back From the RNC (Slate) GOP Delegates Split on Climate Change (Scientific American) Congress Has a Month to Sign Off on Funding for Maryland’s Purple Line (WaPo) Minneapolis Light Rail Clears Milestone But Still Lacks Funds (StarTrib) Feds Greenlight BRT for Stretch of Historic Route 66 (AP) Can Nashville Be […]

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Foxx Warns State DOTs That Funding Could Be Cut Off Soon (The Hill) At HUD, Julian Castro Will Take on Obama’s Climate Work (National Journal) California, Amtrak Back Out of Joint Bid on High-Speed Rail (AP) Proposal to Raise Gas Tax Wins Praise From WaPo, NRDC Switchboard While Gannett Notes Mixed Opinions, and Forbes Sniffs Out a Gimmick in the Funding […]

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Video: LaHood Talks HSR, Bike Funding, Sidewalks, and a “Five-Year” Bill (FastLane) Shift Defense Spending Over to Infrastructure, Solve the Funding Crisis (Infrastructurist) Transit Benefit Expires At the End of the Year — Time to Restructure It (WaPo) Another Voice Saying Only Congestion Pricing — Not Transit — Can Ease Congestion (WaPo) WSJ: There’s More to Amtrak’s […]

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Study: Global Shift to Cycling Would Make a Huge Difference for Climate Change (Take Part) New York, Connecticut Lawmakers Fight for Northeast Transit Funds (Times Union, CT Post) Buried Within the Transpo Bill: A Windfall for Tech (Bloomberg) America’s Top Transit Systems Grapple With $102B Repair Backlog (CityLab) Feds, Amtrak Agree to Fund Half of Hudson […]

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After Years of Dormancy, Feds Pull Funding From Houston Light Rail Project (Chron) As DC Metro Boss Shakes Up Staffing, Senate Bill Would Add to Feds’ Oversight (WaPo) Long-Stalled Plans for Detroit-Ann Arbor Rail See New Life (Detroit News) Senate Bill Would Reinvest Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor Profits in Northeast Corridor (CT Post) Feds Voice Support for Boston’s […]

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States Fear Effects of a Congressional Stalemate on Transportation Funding (WaPo) ‘Calling It a Third World Transportation System Is Unfair to the Third World’ (Bloomberg) Gov. Scott Wants to Sell Florida Regional Transit, or Take It Over Completely (Palm Beach Post) Editorial: Funding Transportation Infrastructure With Driver’s Test Fee Makes Sense (PennLive) Dallas Begrudgingly Finds It […]