Today’s Headlines

  • “Wrestlemania” in DC: Metro vs. Congress (WaPo, NYT)
  • L.A. Mayor Backs Tax Increase for $120B Transit Proposal (AP)
  • New York’s MTA Withdraws From APTA (TransitCenter)
  • Louisville Looks Forward With Mobility Plan — But No Light Rail (Broken Sidewalk, WFPL)
  • Inspector General Report Says FTA Should Be a Better Watchdog (WaPo)
  • The Master Plan for Downtown Vegas (Next City)
  • Looking at California’s High-Speed Rail as Part of the Big Picture (Silicon Valley Biz Journal)
  • Feds, Activists Launch First Distracted Driver Awareness Month (TI News Daily)
  • Anchorage Looks to Urbanize (Anchorage Press)

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High-Speed Rail Could Connect Four Southeast States (AP) Foxx Chastises Lawmakers as They Scramble to Meet May 31 Transpo Funding Deadline (The Hill) Bike to Work Week and Infrastructure Week Start Today (Time, Progressive Railroading) Purple Line an “Inherently Political” Decision for Maryland Gov Hogan (WaPo) Fare for California High-Speed Rail Could Be a Real Bargain (LA Times) […]

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Republicans May Not Embrace Trump’s Infrastructure Plan (Atlantic) What’s at Stake with Trump’s HUD Pick (CityLab) It’s True: Mica Wants the DOT Gig (The Hill) How Might Trump’s Election Affect LA’s Transit Goals? (KPCC) Election Night Change Views on Federal Takeover of DC Metro (WaPo) In Boston, Complex Battles Over Privatizing Transit (Boston Globe) Transit Advocates Push for Rail […]

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Senate Looks at Transpo Spending Next Week (AP, The Hill) Amtrak Slows NE Trains in Heat Wave (The Hill) Along Metro North Route in CT, About Half the Towns Are Ready for TOD (Stamford Advocate) Charlotte, NC, Breaks Ground on Light Rail Extension (AP) Union Fights D.C.’s Plan to Privatize Some Transit Routes (WaPo) Massachusetts […]

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White House Expected to Weaken Vehicle Pollution Standards (NYT) Caltrain Looks for Plan B As Trump Withholds Funds for Upgrades (SF Chron, NYT) Despite “Bikelash,” Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto Isn’t Backing Down on Bike Lanes (Post-Gazette) After Much Controversy, Cleveland Reopens Public Square to Buses (AP) Report: Apartments Near Transit Bring Cities More Tax Revenue (GGW) Uber Goes […]

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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 […]

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DC Metro Board Cuts Late-Night Service for Two Years (WaPo) Feds Grant $499M for Forth Worth-Dallas Rail (Star-Telegram) LaHood Is Offering Advice About Getting Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Done (The Hill) Governing Looks at the Prospects for Private Infrastructure Financing Under Trump LA Times: Ease Traffic By Making Parking More Difficult Coalition in Ohio Pushes Governor for Transit Funding (Cleveland Scene) […]