Today’s Headlines

  • What Will the Next President Do for Transit? (Next City)
  • The Atlantic Looks at the Toll of Commuting to Better Schools in Detroit
  • Seattle Sees Biggest Rise in Bus Ridership of Any U.S. City (Seattle Times)
  • Surveillance of NJ Transit Raises Privacy Concerns (NJ.com)
  • Kansas City Plans Development Around BRT, With Help From Feds (Next City)
  • D.C. Circulator Problems Started With Hiring Private Firm, Union Says (WAMU)
  • Maryland Lawmakers Override Hogan’s Veto on Transportation Scoring Bill (Star Democrat)
  • Once Ranked Worst for Walking, Oklahoma City Makes Progress (HuffPo)
  • Atlanta to Roll Out Demo Bike-Share This Summer (Creative Loafing Atlanta)

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The Battles of Blue Cities vs. Red States (Atlantic) States with Most Traffic Deaths Went for Trump in 2016 (Salon) After More Than a Year, DC Metro Chief’s Job Hasn’t Gotten Any Easier (WaPo) Boston vs. Atlanta: Cycling Edition (Bicycling) Industries Divided on Pace of Self-Driving Car Rollout (Seattle Times) Solo Car Commuting on the Rise in Denver […]

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Decades-Old Transportation Priorities Still Shape Dallas Metro (Next City) Foxx Promoted Walk to School Day in Hometown Charlotte (WCNC) Survey Ranks Seattle, Boston Tops for Pedestrian-Safety, Detroit Lowest (Boston Globe, Metro Times) In Arkansas, Shuster Talks Highway Trust Fund Options (Arkansas News) The Major Challenges in Shifting Away From Car-Oriented Cities (CityLab) Report: Atlanta Development Clustering Around Transit (Atlanta Biz […]

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Fast Company Chats with Anthony Foxx About Innovation at DOT Why Have Pedestrian Deaths Spiked in Georgia Recently? (AJC) After Commuting Troubles, CT Senator Blumenthal Orders Funds for Metro-North Bridge (The Hour) Atlanta Powers Up for Streetcar (AJC), While D.C. Scales Back (Washington Biz Journal) San Antonio Plans to Remove Bike Lanes (My SA) City Fix Attempts to “Demystify” Transit-Oriented […]

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Seattle Light Rail Plan Will Go on November Ballot (Seattle Times) In LA, Voters Will Decide on Sales Tax for Transpo (LA Times) Will Driverless Cars Kick People Off the Streets? (Atlantic) …Should They Hit a Pedestrian to Save a Passenger? (NYT) While Columbus Took Big Smart City Prize, Other Finalists Will Also Get Funding (Gov Tech) MARTA to […]

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U.S. DOT Kicks Off Teen Traffic Safety Week  Seniors Should Consider Transportation Options When Planning Retirement (NYT) Texas Republicans Want Welfare for Their Roads (WSJ) Work Begins on Freeing Bertha, the Tunnel Borer Stuck Under Seattle (PI) Citing Safety, New Jersey Cities Beg to Keep Red Light Cameras (NJ.com) Portland Needs to Maintain Protected Space for […]

Simple, Creative Ideas to Build a Better Bus Stop

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Waiting for the bus can be a pain. To make transit more appealing, nothing beats frequent service, but studies have shown that if you’re going to wait, small improvements like shelters and information about when the next bus is coming can make the wait feel shorter. That was a big impetus behind “Trick Out My Trip,” an […]