Today’s Headlines

  • In Austin, Voters Shoot Down Uber, Lyft Plan to Self-Regulate (USA Today)
  • Kansas City Celebrates Streetcar Opening After Years of Planning (KC Star)
  • How Did Boston’s Green Line Extension Go Off the Rails? (Boston Globe)
  • Light Rail or Elevated Expressways for Vegas? (Review-Journal)
  • Rail Fans Communicate to DC Metro Riders When WMATA Can’t/Won’t (WTOP)
  • The Push for a Bike Lane at the US-Mexico Border (CityLab)
  • Bikeability, Walkability Command a Premium in Philly (Inquirer)
  • Europe’s Biggest Railway Works on Self-Driving Cars (Fortune)
  • A Cross-Country Journey… on a Citi Bike (Newsweek)

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Today’s Headlines

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Charleston Decides Today If Transpo Tax Goes to Ballot (Post & Courier) Drowsy Driving’s Role in Traffic Crashes (USA Today) Feds Blast DC Metro for Systemic Deficiencies (WaPo) Animated Map Shows How High-Speed Rail Could Transform U.S. Travel (Business Insider) Costs for Twin Cities Light Rail Continue to Climb (StarTrib) Do Atlantans Really Own Fewer Cars Than […]

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Obama Proposes $4 Billion for Self-Driving Cars (NYT) … Gizmodo Lays Out Everything You Should Know About That Hawaii Seeks Development Along $6B Honolulu Rail Route (Pacific Biz News) Researchers Find Link Between Bike Infrastructure and Gentrifying Neighborhoods (WaPo) Austin Leaders Want High-Capacity Transit Proposal for Voters (Austin Biz Journal) Who Killed Durham’s Light Rail Project? (Indy Week) Amtrak Studies […]

Midwest Rail Advocates Take the Fight to Scott Walker

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In November, voters in 36 states will head to the polls to choose governors. Among the state leaders up for reelection is Wisconsin’s Scott Walker, who faces a strong challenge from Democrat and former Trek Bicycle executive Mary Burke. Walker is one of three Republican governors who rejected high-speed rail funds from the Obama administration in 2010 […]

Midwest Rail Advocates Take the Fight to Scott Walker

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In November, voters in 36 states will head to the polls to choose governors. Among the state leaders up for reelection is Wisconsin’s Scott Walker, who faces a strong challenge from Democrat and former Trek Bicycle executive Mary Burke. Walker is one of three Republican governors who rejected high-speed rail funds from the Obama administration in 2010 […]

Today’s Headlines

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Trump’s Empty Rhetoric on Infrastructure Has Been Exposed (NYT) Transit Industry and Rail Advocates Blast Trump’s Budget (Progressive Railroading) In Chicago, Cycling Enforcement Discriminates Against Black People on Bikes (Chicago Trib) WaPo: Trump Demonizes Cities Because They’re a Threat to His Agenda Seattle Spends More on New Transit Than Any U.S. City (Seattle Times) How the White House Could Derail […]

Today’s Headlines

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California Leads in Regulating Self-Driving Cars (AP) For U.S. Mayors, Infrastructure Goals (Including Bike Lanes) Top Wishlist (Next City, Green Lane Project) Longer Build But Lower Costs Possible for California High-Speed Rail (LA Times) Urbanization Slow to Take Off in El Paso (Atlantic) Winter Cycling Congress to Converge in Minneapolis (StarTrib) Foxx Addresses Hyperloop Competitors Today (The […]