Today’s Headlines

  • DC Metro Boss to Unveil Overhaul Plan for Failing System (WaPo)
  • Feds Investigate Civil Rights Violations in Tampa Highway Project (Tampa Bay Times)
  • Via Carpooling App Raises $137 Million (NY Biz Journal)
  • Ray LaHood Joins Uber’s Powerful New Advisory Board (The Hill, Guardian)
  • U.S. High-Speed Rail Projects Favor Private Funds Over Public (Reuters)
  • Foxx to Discuss Amtrak Upgrades in Vermont (AP)
  • What Joel Klotkin’s New Book Gets Wrong About Suburban Sprawl (NRDC)
  • Charleston, WV, to See Downtown “Autopods” (AP)

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Liberal Think Tank Criticizes Attempt to Kill Federal Gas Tax (The Hill) Biden Talks Infrastructure in Granite City (AP) Key Supporter Flip Flops on California High-Speed Rail (SF Chron) Tampa Transit Campaign Leader Resigns Under Tea Party Pressure (Tampa Bay Times) Dedicated Lanes Helped Pre-War Streetcar Lines Survive (Next City) Three New Jersey Cities Plan […]

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Arlington, TX, Sheds Rep as Largest U.S. City Without Public Transpo (Star-Telegram, AP) Also in Texas, DART Celebrates 30 Years — But Has It Delivered? (News-Journal) A Standing Ovation for Under-Budget, Early-Finish Utah Rail Project (Salt Lake Trib) What’s the Impact of New Federal Guidance on Affordable TODs? (Enterprise) GGW: Urbanizing ‘Burbs Should Look to […]

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California Senators Try to Avoid Repeat of San Francisco Transit Strike (The Hill) Also in California, Labor Dispute Holds Back Fed Funds for Transit (LAT) How Will That Purple Line Private Partnership Work Out for D.C.? (GGW) TIGER Grant to Help Build Modern Train Station in Rochester, NY (Progressive Railroading, AP) Kids Aren’t Really Playing in […]

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Florida Looks at Bike Safety Problems as Summit Takes Place (Tampa Bay Times, News Press) NRDC Switchboard: The Biggest Sprawl Isn’t Necessarily Where You’d Expect California Governor Rides China Bullet Chain, Looking for Inspiration and Investors (LAT, AP) Truck Industry Heaps Scorn on Obama’s Budget (FleetOwner) Reconciliation Could Be Possible on Massachusetts Transpo Funding (Boston Globe, AP) […]

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Shuster Asks for Mayors’ Help in “Educating” Congress on Transpo Funding (The Hill) LA Times Notes “Revolving Door Effect” in NHTSA DC Streetcar System Expected to Bring $18B in Development (WaPo) Vermont (Like Other States) Worries About Transpo Projects (Rutland Herald) … And Smart Growth America Offers Ideas for Innovative Local Solutions (Bacon’s Rebellion) Houston […]

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Schumer Bill Would Restore Maximum Transit Tax Benefit (AP) Dallas City Council Shows Support for $1B in Downtown Transit Boosts (AP, D Mag) California’s New Tax-Increment Financing Could Bring Billions for Infrastructure (Gov Exec) Why Cincinnati Is Going Low With Streetcar Fare (Cincinnati Biz Courier) Foxx in South Dakota With Thune, the Likely New Transportation Committee Chief (AP, Politico) […]