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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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) […]

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Michael Bloomberg Urges Cities to Prepare for Self-Driving Cars (WaPo) A Car and Driver Q&A With Anthony Foxx on the Future of Transportation Twin Cities Get Federal Grant to Plan Development Along New Light Rail Line (F&C) Uber Endorses Seattle Transit Ballot Measure (GeekWire) Chicago Black Lives Matter Activists Discuss Transportation Justice With Chicago Reader Does Metro Run Through DC’s Most Populated Areas? […]

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Shuster: “Nobody Got Everything” With Amtrak Bill (The Hill) Report Released at UN Shows Climate Change Action Boosts Economic Growth (VOA) Environmental Study Begins for Houston-Dallas High-Speed Rail (Community Impact) Omaha to Use $15M TIGER for BRT (AP) Why Do Houstonians Tend to Sprawl? (Houstonia) What Richmond Can Learn From BRT Failures in Other Cities (RVA News) […]

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What Other Countries Have Achieved With Infrastructure as U.S. Congress Dithers (WSJ) California Ratings of Rail Stations Give Top Grades to Bay Area, Average Grades to L.A. (LAT) The Risks Behind Uber’s Plans for “World Domination” (Skift) Imagining a New Future for Dallas’s Aging Highways (Dallas Morning News) Pittsburgh Bike-Share Beats Expectations (AP) SunRail Offers Model for […]

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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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Is it Cool if Detroit ‘Burbs Don’t Pay for the New Regional Transit Authority? (Detroit Free Press) California High-Speed Rail Board OKs $96M, Two More Years for Contractor (Mercury News) GM First Automaker to Sign Onto Climate Declaration (The Hill) LaHood in Rochelle, Ill: Rail Investment’s Good for the Economy (Progressive Railroading) Is a “Delmarva” […]