Today’s Headlines

  • 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 Miles of Bike Lanes, Some Protected (News Observer)
  • Wake County, NC, Light Rail Proposal Sails Through First Council Vote (News Observer)
  • Austin Light Rail Plan Might Go Back to Ballot (Fox 7 Austin)
  • Does Congestion Pricing Disperse Jobs? Not If You Have Good Transit (CityLab)

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T4A: Feds Need to Rethink How They Want States to Measure Congestion Austin Unveils 10-Year Transportation Plan Calling for Bus Rapid Transit (Business Journals) Famed Sports Writer Peter King Called Out for Driving in the Bike Lane (Deadspin) Charlotte Considers Adding a Protected Bike Lane (Charlotte Observer) Under-Construction Sound Transit Light Rail Package Is 86 Percent […]

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Foxx Tells States Their Transpo Funding Is Safe (The Hill) Congress Heads to Vacation After “Groundhog Day” for Transpo (NRDC Switchboard) Light Rail Goes on November Ballot in Austin (Austin-American Statesman) … But the Road/Railway “Bundling” Method Has Seen Mixed Results (Next City) Chicago’s Red, Purple Lines Get $35M for Upgrades (Streetsblog Chicago) Murphy, Fitzpatrick […]

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Obama to Pitch $300B Infrastructure Plan, Including Tax Overhaul (The Hill, Reuters) Study: Riding Transit Improves Racial, Ethnic Acceptance (Boston Globe) Foxx Affirms Feds’ Commitment to California High-Speed Rail (KPCC) D.C. Plans for 19 Miles of Bike Lanes This Year (Washingtonian) Atlantic Cities: America’s Love of Houses/Car “Enduring and Weird” Feds Approve North Carolina Light Rail […]

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After Years of Dormancy, Feds Pull Funding From Houston Light Rail Project (Chron) As DC Metro Boss Shakes Up Staffing, Senate Bill Would Add to Feds’ Oversight (WaPo) Long-Stalled Plans for Detroit-Ann Arbor Rail See New Life (Detroit News) Senate Bill Would Reinvest Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor Profits in Northeast Corridor (CT Post) Feds Voice Support for Boston’s […]

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When Will Our Cities Reach Their Climate Tipping Point? (WaPo) Washington, DC: The New Bike City to Watch (People for Bikes) Plans for “Facebook Town” Show Smart Growth Mindset (Atlantic Cities) U.S. Cities Investing More and More in BRT (McClatchy) The Contradictions of Being a Tea Party “Transportation Junkie” (E&E Daily) Light Rail Spurs Housing […]

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North Carolina Lawmakers Vote to Restore Funding for Light Rail (News & Observer) How the Clean Air Act Lengthened Our Lives (NYT) Philly Magazine on Gentrification in the City of Brotherly Love Toddler in Stroller on Sidewalk Killed By Driver in Seattle (Seattle Times) Seven Parking Garages Receive “Green Garage” Certification (Forbes) Seattle’s Plan for Affordable […]