Today’s Headlines

  • Senate Panel Backs $100M for Modernizing Chicago’s Red, Purple Lines (Chicago Trib)
  • Newly Appointed NJ Transit Chief Backs Out of Job (NYT, NJ.com)
  • In DC, Is WMATA Riders’ Advocacy Group Done For? (WaPo)
  • California High-Speed Rail Officials Tweak Business Plan (AP)
  • NACTO Offers Guidance on Where to Place Bike-Share Stations (Next City)
  • Uber Reaches Settlement in Driver Status Suits in California, Massachusetts (The Hill)
  • Pre-Construction Work Starts for D.C.’s Purple Line (WaPo)
  • After Solid First Year, Philly Expands Bike-Share (Philly Inquirer)
  • Elon Musk Hints at Self-Driving Buses (Bloomberg)
  • Utah Buses Go All-Electric With Boost From Feds (Salt Lake Trib)

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Maryland Gov. Hogan: Yes to Purple Line, No to Red Line (WaPo, Baltimore Sun, GGW) Bethesda Mag Recounts the Purple Line’s Long Road Senate Committee OKs $9B for Amtrak Over Four Years (The Hill) “Super Commutes” Will Only Increase Without Real Transportation Solutions (AP) Cities Like Phoenix Have Learned Not to Count on Feds for Transpo Money (WaPo) Philly Gets […]

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In His Last Few Weeks, Boehner Will Grapple With Transportation Bill (WaPo) GOP Lawmakers Look at String of Tax Cuts to Fund Transpo (The Hill) Next City Welcomed “the First Urbanist Pope” to Philly San Diego Thinks Big on Transportation Future (SD Union-Trib) Feds Sign Off on $93M for SunRail Expansion in Florida (WMFE) How Many […]

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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 Crusades Against the Segregating Legacy of Urban Freeways (WaPo) Meanwhile, Some U.S. Cities Are Doubling Down on Highway Spending (CityLab) California Lawmakers Scrutinize High-Speed Rail Plans (AP) How Larry Hogan Reduced Maryland’s Purple Line Budget (WAMU) States vs. Cities: Battles Play Out Across the Country (Governing) CTFastTrak Looks to Build on First Year Successes (Hartford Courant) In Charlotte, […]

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Feds Sign Off on Maryland’s Purple Line (GGW) WaPo Column Warns Against Misguided Optimism on Rising Transit Ridership Numbers Walkability Trending in Texas (Texas Trib) NJ Mayors Join in Push for Light Rail Extension (RT&S) Central Tennessee to See Its First TOD (Nashville Post) Denver Breaks Ground on North Metro Commuter Rail (Denver Biz Journal) Cincinnati […]

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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) […]