Today’s Headlines

  • Foxx Says “No More Excuses,” Appoints Three Safety Experts to D.C. Metro Board (WaPo)
  • FTA to Make Millions Available for On-Demand Mobility Demo Projects (GovTech)
  • West Baltimore’s “Highway to Nowhere” Poised for Makeover With $4.7M From Feds (Biz Journal)
  • Feds Dole Out Green Bus Grants to Seven Transit Agencies (Bond Buyer)
  • What’s Tampa’s Path Forward After Nixing Sales Tax for Transit? (Tampa Trib)
  • Why Transit and Affordable Housing Should Go Hand in Hand (Mobility Lab)
  • BRT Opponents Try to Block Projects in Two Utah Cities (Salt Lake Trib)
  • What If Seattle’s Viaduct Closure Isn’t the Traffic Nightmare Everyone’s Expecting? (Crosscut)
  • How the Burbs Will Be Different This Time (Treehugger)
  • CeeTee55

    The “Burbs Will Be Different This Time”… apparently according to the article’s illustrations they’ll look like Syd Mead paintings with some drones thrown in. Pure 1950s “gee-whiz” “technology-will-save-us” stuff.

  • Matthias Leyrer!!

    Link is broken on the Baltimore story

  • Vooch

    it’s amusing because the lavish subsidies Required to sustain the ex-urbs are Never addressed

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