Today’s Headlines

  • How the DC Metro Ended Up in Dire Straits Despite Decades of Warnings (WaPo)
  • Wall Street Journal Reports on the Future of Cities
  • How to Put “Bike Equity” Into Practice (Next City)
  • Chinese Electric Auto Maker Ventures Into U.S. With Buses (AP)
  • Boston Ranks Third in New Tool Ranking Transit-Friendly Cities (Boston Globe)
  • Why Will It Takes 25 Years for Seattle to Finish Light Rail? (Seattle Times)
  • Kansas City Preps for Streetcar Grand Opening (KC Star)
  • Will Miami’s Plan for More Transit Lines Come to Fruition? (Curbed Miami)
  • A Look at Milwaukee’s Failed Downtown Transit Center (Journal-Sentinel)
  • In Planning Light Rail, Hampton Roads Looks to Other Cities’ Successes (Pilot)

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Miami Considering Tapping Highway Funds for Transit (Miami Today) Governing Magazine on Anthony Foxx’s Goals for Final Year as Transportation Secretary Transit in Baltimore “Slowly Ramping Up” After Blizzard (Business Journal) Phoenix City Council Approves Light Rail Extension Plans (Downtown Devil) Davis Aims for “Diamond-Level” Bike-Friendly City Status (Davis Enterprise) Riders to Get a Chance […]

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Trump’s Empty Rhetoric on Infrastructure Has Been Exposed (NYT) Transit Industry and Rail Advocates Blast Trump’s Budget (Progressive Railroading) In Chicago, Cycling Enforcement Discriminates Against Black People on Bikes (Chicago Trib) WaPo: Trump Demonizes Cities Because They’re a Threat to His Agenda Seattle Spends More on New Transit Than Any U.S. City (Seattle Times) How the White House Could Derail […]

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Rep. Denham Vows to Keep Blocking California Bullet Train (The Hill) LaHood Heading to Detroit for Light-Rail Announcement  (Detroit Free Press, AP) In D.C., LaHood Says “Things Look Good” for Silver Line Loan (Transpo Nation) More Gas Tax Talk As States Grapple With Budget Woes: PA, MI, NH, WY… Kansas City to Vote Today on Moving Funds to Multi-Modal […]

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“Trains Make All That Possible”: Light Rail Transforms Cities, Guides Development (NPR) Forget Peak Oil. Have We Hit Peak Travel? (Miller-McCune) “Start Now, Figure Out How to Finish Later”: Obama’s High Speed Rail Strategy (Time) Shoupian Parking Principles, Market-Based Pricing Come to Seattle (Seattle Times) Dallas Desires Streetcar Grant Shelved by Fort Worth (Dallas Morning […]

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Amtrak Crash Outside Philly Kills Two Track Workers (NYT) What the Hudson River Gateway Project Means for Intercity Rail (Next City) Foxx Takes His Message on Urban Highways to the Diane Rehm Show Turning 40, DC Metro Faces a Midlife Crisis (NYT) Things Could Be Worse for DC — Just Look at Boston (American Prospect) Cincinnati Streetcar to Start Running Next Week (Cincinnati […]

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16 Big Transit Projects That Would Be Toast Under Trump’s Budget (WaPo) Cuts Could Imperil Seattle Rail, Gateway Project, DC Metro (Seattle Times, Bloomberg, Washingtonian) How Cities Would Feel the Budget Pain (Curbed) Long-Distance Amtrak Routes Under Threat (Progressive Railroading) Trump Also Wants to Slash Transpo Funding in Rural Areas That Supported Him (Charlotte Observer) The Rail Line […]