Today’s Headlines

  • Slate Wishes Jane Jacobs a Happy 100th Birthday; Google Home Page Honors Her Legacy
  • Pricetag for Heavy Rail to Atlanta’s Northern Suburbs: $7 Bil; For BRT: $600 Mil (Business Chronicle)
  • Charleston Leaders Likely to Kill Bike Lane Pilot on Important Bridge (Post and Courier)
  • LA Ordered to Pay $23 Million for Dangerous Intersection that Resulted in Traffic Death (LA Times)
  • St. Paul Police Ticketing Drivers Who Fail to Yield to Pedestrians (Star Tribune)
  • Connecticut Bill Would Raise Fine for Hitting a Pedestrian to $500 If Governor Signs (CT Post)
  • Washington State Lawmakers Increase Penalty Against Duckboats for Safety Violations (Seattle Times)
  • Streetsblog Chicago: TOD Isn’t to Blame for City’s Affordable Housing Crunch
  • New York Suburbs Trying to Lure Young Professionals (The Journal News)

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Is the Senate Bill’s New “Major Projects” Program Just a Front For Earmarks? (E&E) Forbes Puts the Odds of a Long-Term Transpo Bill At Zero The Nation and 350 Action Challenge 2016 Candidates to Reject Oil and Gas Campaign Money (Grist) International Climate Bigwigs Urge Action By Cities to Reduce Emissions (Grist) A System-by-System Review […]

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Though GOP Seems to be Warming to Gas Tax Increase, There’s Still Reluctance (The Hill, WaPo) Study Finds Link Between Cheap Gas and Highway Fatalities (HuffPo) Could Boston Handle the Olympics? (Boston Globe) L.A. Times: Future Generations Need the Bullet Train In Atlanta, a Racial Divide Between the City and the Suburbs (Atlanta Journal-Constitution) 24 Private Companies Vie […]

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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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More Coverage of Trump’s Transportation Secretary Pick, Elaine Chao (NYT, NPR, WaPo) The Takeaway Explains Why Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Could Be Just a Tax Cut for the Rich How Will Obama’s Desegregation Efforts Fare Under Trump? (The Atlantic) Pricetag on LA Carpool Lane Rises to $1.6 Billion — Traffic Still Hasn’t Improved (LA Times) Carmel Indiana Now Has 100 Traffic Circles […]

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LaHood Joins Axelrod’s Political Think Tank (The Hill) The World of the Self-Driving Car: Urban Parks or Suburban Sprawl? (NYT) How the Feds Used to Do Urban Revitalization: Tear Down Housing, Build a Parking Lot (WaPo) Meanwhile, in LA, They Tore Down a Parking Lot and Made a Park (Urban Times) Fortune Editor Foretells the […]