Today’s Headlines

  • Barcelona’s “Superblocks” Concept Would Limit Cars to Major Thoroughfares (Guardian)
  • Top 5 “Infrastructure Emergencies” Include Metrorail, Gateway Tunnel (The Hill)
  • Denver Highway Opponents Protest Outside Anthony Foxx’s “Smart City” Visit to Denver (Denver Post)
  • Kansas City Streetcar Carried 57,000 Riders Its First Week (KC Star)
  • Google to Patent “Flypaper” Innovation to Protect Pedestrians Hit By Self-Driving Cars (Mercury News)
  • Pima County to Limit How Long Pedestrians Can Stand in the Median (Arizona Daily Star)
  • The West’s Natural Lands Are Disappearing to Sprawl (Huffington Post)
  • Houston Mayor Wants Residents to Embrace More Than Cars (Chronicle)

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What 100 Mayoral Speeches Say About the State of U.S. Cities (Next City) In San Ysidro, Busiest Border Entry in Western Hemisphere Gets Pedestrian Crossing (Union-Trib) Tesla Asked to Brief Senate on Fatal Self-Driving Car Crash (The Verge) Oregon May Push High-Speed Rail Into Distant Future (Register-Guard) Transit Agencies Use Pokemon Go to Spur Ridership (Progressive Railroading) Northern […]

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DOT Narrows “Smart City Challenge” Down to Seven Finalists… (WaPo) …Including Kansas City, Denver, Austin (KC Star, Denver Post, KXAN) LA Would See Range of Major Transit Projects If Voters Approve $120B Tax (LA Times) Report: Feds Aren’t Ready to Regulate Driverless Cars (The Verge) How the New UW Light Rail Station Could Transform Seattle (Seattle Times) […]

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Decades-Old Transportation Priorities Still Shape Dallas Metro (Next City) Foxx Promoted Walk to School Day in Hometown Charlotte (WCNC) Survey Ranks Seattle, Boston Tops for Pedestrian-Safety, Detroit Lowest (Boston Globe, Metro Times) In Arkansas, Shuster Talks Highway Trust Fund Options (Arkansas News) The Major Challenges in Shifting Away From Car-Oriented Cities (CityLab) Report: Atlanta Development Clustering Around Transit (Atlanta Biz […]

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NYC’s Biggest Subway Hub Opens Today (AP, NY1) All the Election Proves Is Cities Are Weak and Subject to Rural Domination (Salon) Yeah, Transpo Funding Probably Won’t Get Solved During the Lame Duck (The Hill) Despite Losses in Neighboring Counties, Tampa Will Go Forward With Transit Vote (TBO x2) Repeal of Automatic Gas Tax Increases Will Cost […]

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Despite Shuster’s Rejection, Stakeholders Keep Pushing for Gas Tax Hike (Bloomberg, The Hill) Congressional Investigation on Rail Safety Begins Today (Prairie Business) Indiana House Committee Votes 11-1 to Fund Transit (Star) Midwest Dominates EPA Smart Growth Awards (American City & Country) Anti-Gentrification Activists in San Francisco Seattle Protest Google Microsoft Bus (Atlantic Cities) Active Trans […]