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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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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In California, Plummeting Gas Tax Revenue Hurts Transit Projects (LA Times) Plans Speeding Up for Houston-Dallas High-Speed Rail (Houston Chron) How Will We Wade Through the Politics of Driverless Cars? (Boston Globe) What’s Behind Maryland Gov. Hogan’s Pursuit of Maglev Rail? (WaPo) BRT Could Be the Best Solution for Charleston’s Gridlock (Post and Courier) New NACTO Guide Sees Protected Bike […]

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Dallas-Houston Rail Tough Sell for Rural Communities (Texas Trib) With Streetcar Off the Table, What’s Next for Arlington’s Columbia Pike? (WaPo, GGW) Post-Fallout, Uber Brings in Top Privacy Lawyers (The Hill) Boston Globe Gives New Governor Advice on Transportation How Can Twin Cities Do Better With TOD? (TC Daily Planet) Debut of DC’s New Metro Cars Could Be Delayed […]

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Why Is Germany (and Europe) Afraid of Uber? (WaPo) Gabe Klein Becomes COO of “Pop-Up” Bus Service Bridj (BostInno) The Rise of Poverty in the Suburbs (Slate) Amtrak Exec Asks Feds to Help With Freight-Related Delays (The Hill) Historian Steven Conn Traces the Roots of Anti-Urbanism (Pacific Standard) Lowering Fares Won’t Solve All Problems for […]

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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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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 […]