Today’s Headlines

  • MARTA’s Wish List in Atlanta Includes Rail Along Belt Line (AJC)
  • Minneapolis Light Rail in Limbo as Lawmakers Negotiate (MPR)
  • Questions Remain a Year After Philly’s Fatal Amtrak Derailment (NPR)
  • Will Congress Have to Step in to Clarify Amtrak’s Regulatory Authority? (Bloomberg BNA)
  • Boston’s Development Boom Spills Beyond Downtown (Globe)
  • In Houston, There’s Not Enough Walkable Urbanism For Everyone Who Wants It (Chron)
  • San Mateo Launches Off Bike-Share on Bike to Work Day (KQED)
  • Seattle Tops Zillow’s List of Bike-Friendliest Cities (KIRO)
  • Portland’s Boom of Protected Bike Lanes (Bike Portland)

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Rail Industry Will Spend About $20B on Safety Tech to Meet Congressional Mandate (Information Week) Funding Breakdowns of MAP-21 (BikeLeague) Adams Calls Mica’s Amtrak Gripes “An Election-Year Stunt” (The Hill) VA Senate Rivals Agree on State Control for Dulles Rail (Examiner) Portland Debuts America’s First “Bike Counter” on Bridge (Bike Portland) Will the Next Big Bike Boom Happen in Latin […]

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It’s Bike to Work Day! (HuffPo) Atlantic Cities Celebrates With a List of Bike-Friendliest Neighborhoods in U.S. In Maryland, Over Half of New Gas Tax Money Will Go to Transit (GGW, WaPo) Honoring LaHood: Through a Portrait, and Maybe a Highway? (PJ Star, The Hill) Foxx Vows to Press for Honolulu Rail (Honolulu Civil Beat) Why Are Streetcars […]

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Congress Kicks the Can on Transpo Funding to July 31 (The Hill) Amtrak Required to Address Speed Concerns on Northeast Corridor (Progressive Railroading) Houston Debuts Two New Light Rail Lines (Chron) Western U.S. Has Seen Long-Term Rise in Urban Populations (WaPo) Will the Kansas City Streetcar Unite or Divide? (Next City) Car-Free Commuting Gets Simpler for DC […]

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California High-Speed Rail Delayed for Four Years (Politico) N+1 Explores the Ethical Dimensions of Automated Cars SF Pitches Anthony Foxx $149 Million Plan for Autonomous Buses (Examiner) An Urbanizing Suburb Points to Shift in the Twin Cities (Star Tribune) Wall Street Journal: Post-Recession City Boom Slowing; USA Today: Big Cities Continue to Grow Raleigh Okays Plan for 10 […]

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America Embarks on “Second Rail Boom” (Forbes) Amtrak CEO Calls Highway Trust Fund “Dead” (Progressive Railroading) There’s No Shortage of Ideas on Transpo Funding, But Also No Easy Answers (National Journal) L.A. Makes Progress With Light-Rail, But Not to LAX (AP, Curbed L.A.) What Are the Chances for High-Speed Rail From San Antonio to Mexico? (SA […]

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Transportation for America Chooses Favorite TIGER Projects An Urbanist’s Review of Pro-Walk Pro-Bike and Its Host City (Community Architect) Pro-Walk Pro-Bike Leaves Behind a Two-Way Cycletrack (Post-Gazette) Maryland Ballot Measure Would Prevent Raiding of Transportation Fund (Herald-Mail) Texas Has $54 Billion in Road Debt and Wants Permission to Spend More (Star-Telegram) Charlotte Finds Streetcar Operational Costs […]