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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Are the Feds Handling DC Metro Oversight the Right Way? (American Prospect) Cities Strive to Take On-Demand Mobility Beyond Uber (Next City) Hawaii Struggles to Complete Its Costly Rail Project (NYT) How Transportation Has Figured Into Baltimore’s Inequalities (Places Journal) LA Times: Transit Maintenance Funding Is Key to Avoid Mistakes of DC and SF Cycling Advocates Across […]

How Ambitious Will Seattle Get With Its Transit Expansion Plan?

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Next November, voters in the Seattle region will be asked to approve a new tax to fund a major expansion of the region’s light rail system. The $15 billion plan to expand transit, known as ST3, would be funded by a mix of sales taxes, property taxes, and car registration fees collected for 15 years. The big question is which projects […]

Today’s Headlines

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Yesterday Marked the 21st Anniversary of the Last Gas Tax Increase (The Hill) How Denver Got Creative to Deliver on Light Rail (National Journal) … And How Denver’s Transit Success Could Offer a Template for Toronto (Toronto Star) Roll Call Interviews Foxx on Transpo Funding Commuting by Car Declining (Slightly) for the First Time in Decades […]