Today’s Headlines

  • 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 Redesigned Green Line (Globe)
  • Kansas City Marks Final Stop of Foxx’s Smart Cities Tour (KC Biz Journal)
  • To Get More People to Cycle to Work, You Need More Than Bike Lanes (SD Union-Trib)
  • Will Light Rail Make Charlotte More Walkable? (Charlotte Observer)
  • How Bike Infrastructure Could Make a Difference for Louisville (WFPL)
  • Utah Transit Disputes Ranking for Least Affordable Fares (Salt Lake Trib)

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Sen. Carper Pushes for Long-Term Transpo Bill (The Hill) GOP Senate Candidate Proposes Slashing Gas Tax, Giving States Control (Detroit News) Did San Antonio’s Streetcar Plan Die When Julian Castro Left? (Texas Observer) Audit Uncovers Sweetheart Deals, Other Problems With Utah Transit Authority (Salt Lake Trib) Latin America Leads the Way on BRT (Guardian) Twin […]

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Why Cleveland Won’t Get Much Back From the RNC (Slate) GOP Delegates Split on Climate Change (Scientific American) Congress Has a Month to Sign Off on Funding for Maryland’s Purple Line (WaPo) Minneapolis Light Rail Clears Milestone But Still Lacks Funds (StarTrib) Feds Greenlight BRT for Stretch of Historic Route 66 (AP) Can Nashville Be […]

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Foxx’s Chief of Staff to Head Chicago Transit Agency (Chicago Trib) Harry Reid Wants Senate to Deal With Transportation Before Trade (HuffPo) Florida’s SunRail Gets $93M From Feds to Expand 17 Miles South (Orlando Sentinel) New Bill Would Offer Tax Credits for Infrastructure Projects (The Hill) A 20-Year History of D.C.’s Streetcar Planning (GGW) Report Blames GOP for […]

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Feds Release $20M for DC Metro Repair Plan (WaPo) …As DC Cyclists Make Lemonade of the Service Cuts (CityLab) How 20 Years of Light Rail Have Transformed Dallas (Dallas Morning News) NJ Lawmakers Push Gas Tax Hike, Christie Doesn’t Buy Transit Funding Concerns (NJ.com, Press of AC) Should Seattle Burbs Help Foot the Bill for Light Rail Tunnel? (Seattle Times) […]

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Stalemates Continue on Transpo Bill as Deadline Approaches (LA Times) In Rare Sunday Session, Senate Makes Ex-Im Bank Part of the Package (Transport Topics) NRDC Switchboard Analyzes the Senate DRIVE Act Aging Infrastructure Plagues America’s Busiest Rail Corridor (NYT) … As Chris Christie Pins Blame for NJ Transit Delays on Amtrak (Politico) Reforms in Chicago Could Expand TOD, […]

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Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), a self-styled foe of what he labels wasteful government spending, has launched a broadside against transit projects in the U.S. DOT’s 2010 spending bill, which is slated for a vote this week in the upper chamber of Congress. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) (Photo: Scrape TV) McCain had proposed more than 20 […]