Today’s Headlines

  • CNN Highlights the Sorry State of America’s Infrastructure
  • Georgia Threatens to Shut Down Atlanta Streetcar (AJC)
  • Seattle Bumps Up Timeline for Light Rail Projects (Seattle Times)
  • Uber Preps to Meet Demand During DC Metro Work (WaPoThe Hill)
  • Google Plans Self-Driving Car Center Near Detroit (Detroit Free Press)
  • Driverless Car Tech to Get Boost from US-Israel Collaboration (Jerusalem Post)
  • Parksify Talks Walkability With Jeff Speck
  • Upstate New York Gets Millions for Transit Upgrades (AP)
  • Philly Mag: Better Bike Lanes Could Stop the Self-Righteousness

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Obama Signs $305 Billion Five-Year Transportation Bill (The Hill) What Did Lobbyists Get Out of the Bill? (NRDC Switchboard) Money-Losing Amtrak Routes Could Be Opened Up to Private Competition (WSJ) Minnesota’s Growing Divide Between Urban and Rural (StarTrib) How Did D.C.’s Streetcar Project Careen Off the Tracks? (WaPo) Irony in Detroit: Downtown Recovery a Threat to Auto Showing Parking (Crain’s […]

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Obama Vows Self-Driving Cars Will Be Safe as Feds Unveil New Guidelines (Post-Gazette, WaPo) $200B in Transpo Funding in Play in Elections Across the Country (StarTrib) U.S. DOT’s Mayors Challenge Winners Include Myrtle Beach, Norwalk (Sun News, The Hour) Detroit-Area Health Officials Back Tax Increase for Transit (Detroit News) Bicycling Mag Profiles America’s “Most Bike-Crazy Mayor” Could Human Drivers […]

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Atlanta Beltline Founder Explains Why He Resigned From the Organization’s Board (Creative Loafing) Where Should the Next Billion People Live? (Nature) Forbes: Inner-Ring Suburbs Need Some Attention New Urban Development Will Test El Paso’s Vision for Smart Growth (KFox14) Detroit Aims to Restore Density in Midtown, Where Rising Rents Have Attracted Developers (Mlive) Public Transit Must […]

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WaPo: Don’t Dismiss Obama’s Transportation Proposal 77 Cities Respond to DOT’s Smart City Challenge (CNET) Feds Threaten to Yank DC Metro Funding Over Safety (WaPo) Richmond, Virginia, Approves $49M BRT Project (Richmond Times-Dispatch) What Mexico City’s BRT Can Teach Chicago (Chicago Reader via Streetsblog Chicago) Poll: Majority Aren’t Ready to Embrace Self-Driving Cars (The Hill) Vegas Preps to […]

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More Zany Ideas for Protecting Pedestrians from Self-Driving Cars (City Observatory) The 10 Deadliest States for Pedestrians (790 KABC) Slate: Uber and Lyft Could Have the Biggest Impact in the South Enormous Mixed-Use Development Promises to Make Miami More Walkable (WLRN) Fresno to Begin Construction on Bus Rapid Transit System This Month (Fresno Bee) London […]

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The Hack of SF Muni Hack Highlights a Broader Cybersecurity Threat (SF Chron) Top Dems Call for Transpo Funding Boost from Congress (The Hill) DC Metro Looks at Stopping Service at 11:30 PM (WaPo) Detroit to Answer Feds’ Call for “Proving Ground” for Self-Driving Cars (Crain’s) Railroads Show Uneven Progress on Safety Tech; MetroNorth Lags (Railway Age, NH Register) […]