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)

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

Today’s Headlines

|
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 […]

Today’s Headlines

|
Bipartisan Twitter Fest This Week Turns Up Heat for Transportation Bill (WaPo) As House Readies for Bill, Foxx Set to Testify Wednesday (Transport Topics) How Rep. Delaney Won Support for an “Out-of-the Box” Funding Idea (WaPo) Chicago Gets $120M From Feds for O’Hare Line (Sun Times) House Amtrak Bill Would Give More Autonomy to NE […]

Today’s Headlines

|
WaPo: Don’t Dismiss Obama’s Transportation Proposal 77 Cities Respond to DOT’s Smart City Challenge (CNET) Feds Threaten to Yank DC Metro Funding Over Safety (WaPo) Richmond, Virginia, Approves $49M BRT Project (Richmond Times-Dispatch) What Mexico City’s BRT Can Teach Chicago (Chicago Reader via Streetsblog Chicago) Poll: Majority Aren’t Ready to Embrace Self-Driving Cars (The Hill) Vegas Preps to […]

Today’s Headlines

|
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 […]

Today’s Headlines

|
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 […]

Today’s Headlines

|
Paul Ryan Envisions 40/1 Ratio for Private/Public Spending on Infrastructure (The Hill) … As Trump’s Commerce Pick Backs Public Spending (The Hill) The Verge Talks With Anthony Foxx as He Departs DOT Foxx Says DC Metro’s “Success Looks Like Failure” (WaPo) Denver Proceeds With Plan to Widen I-70 (Streetsblog Denver) Feds Name 10 Official Proving Grounds for Self-Driving […]