Today’s Headlines

  • Low Gas Prices Leave Northern Virginia Scrambling for Transit Money (WaPo)
  • New Orleans Expands Transit With Round-the-Clock Service (Times-Picayune)
  • Denver’s Airport Rail Line Opens Friday (Denver Post)
  • Quick-Build Bike Projects Are Trending (Next City, Wired)
  • Al Franken Urges Minnesota to Act on Light Rail (StarTrib)
  • Population Rebounds NJ Transit Stations (Asbury Park Press)
  • Detroit Voters Weigh BRT, Airport Link, and Ann Arbor Rail (Detroit Free Press)
  • Why an Elevated Expressway Would Be a Bad Idea for Vegas (Las Vegas Sun)
  • In Lee County, Florida, Transit Ridership Declines as Economy Grows (News Press)

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Today’s Headlines

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House Approves Another Band-Aid for Transpo Funding (The Hill) Boxer Stands In Her Corner Opposing Extension of Rail Safety Tech Deadline (Railway Age) CityLab Disputes That Car-Free Millennials Are Responsible for Bad Roads Colorado, New Mexico Get Rehab Funds for Amtrak (Denver Post) Bike-Share Is Growing Up in Dallas (Dallas News) Uber Helps Solve the “Last Mile” Problem in […]

What Will It Take to Make Las Vegas Walkable?

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Saying the future of the city’s economy depends on it, Las Vegas tourism interests are pushing a $12 billion plan to improve transit and walkability, reports the Associated Press. A group of tourism industry leaders, hotel owners, transit officials, and taxi companies are backing a plan from the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada that includes major transit expansions and street overhauls, as […]

Today’s Headlines

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Donald Trump Will Be the Next President (NYT); Meanwhile… Indianapolis Approves Major Bus Service Expansion (Indy Star) Raleigh Votes for Transit, Commuter Rail Expansion (WRAL) Seattle’s $54 Billion Light Rail Package Appears Headed for Passage (Seattle Times) Los Angeles’ $100 Billion Transit Measure Ahead in Returns (L.A. Times) Detroit Regional Transit Expansion Measure Too Close to Call (Detroit […]

Today’s Headlines

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Largest-Ever Federal Rail Loan Helps Amtrak Buy 70 Locomotives (JOC) Beijing-to-Shanghai HSR Line Debuts Today (AFP) FL Transpo Chief: If We Build Transit, How Will We Afford to Keep Building Roads? (Transpo Nation) LaHood Backs Off Push For 56.2 MPH Fuel Standard (Detroit Free Press) Labor Is Coming Up With Its Own Money to Fuel […]

Today’s Headlines

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Blumenauer Bill Would Raise Gas Tax By 15 Cents Over Three Years (Portland Trib) No Opening Date Yet For DC’s Long-Delayed Streetcar (WaPo) Where Are Residents Most at Risk of Transit Poverty? (Next City) Phoenix Light Rail Ridership Broke Record During Super Bowl (The Hill) Maryland Gov Hogan Wants to Repeal Automatic Gas Tax Hikes […]