Today’s Headlines

  • Campaign for Detroit’s $4.6 Billion Transit Ballot Measure Begins (Detroit News)
  • Many in D.C. Area Remain in Denial as Metro’s Big Rebuild Begins (WaPo)
  • Meanwhile, Metro Woes Add Fuel to Fire of Purple Line Legal Fight (WaPo)
  • Three Converging Threats to Today’s Auto Industry (Vox)
  • Connecticut Plans Development Around BRT (WNPR)
  • GGW: Instead of Buses Flying Over Traffic Jams, Let’s Not Have Traffic Jams
  • Minneapolis Pursues Complete Streets (StarTrib)
  • Will Light Rail Work for Vegas? (Las Vegas Sun)
  • Memphis Transit Stuck With Lemon Buses (Commercial Appeal)

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White House Slams Inclusion of Keystone Amendment to Transpo Bill (The Hill) Former U.S. DOT Chiefs: Leaders Need a Mandate From the Public to Invest in Transportation (Politico) Private High-Speed Rail is a Reality in Italy (Phys.org) Private Sector Wants to Help Pay For Infrastructure — As Soon As Bill Passes (Chicago Tribune) Dulles Metro […]

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NRDC on Why U.S. DOT Should Require States to Measure Carbon Emissions From Transportation Louisiana Congressman Blames Buses for Baton Rouge’s Traffic Problems (Mass Transit) Anthony Foxx Finishes His Tour of the Netherlands (Mass Transit) Does Transit Always Increase Land Value? (CityLab) Sacramento Streetcar Proponents Are Back With a Pricier Plan (Sacramento Bee) Elementary School Students in […]

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Could Reallocated Rail Money from Ohio and Wisc. Get Caught Up in Stimulus Rescissions? (LAT) VA Gov’s Plan for “Found” Transpo Money: Roads, Bridges, and Debt (WaPo) Conservatives Begin to Turn Sour on Republican Earmark Ban (National Review) DDOT’s Gabe Klein Helped Bring DC Into Modern Urbanism, Next Director Should Continue (WaPo) Maine‘s Coastal Towns […]

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Obama Gets Credit for Broaching Transpo Funding, But It’s Up to Congress (National Journal) Boehner Won’t Be Reviving Idea to Use Oil Drilling Revenue for Transpo (The Hill) Indy House Clears Bill to Expand Mass Transit (Indy Star) Atlantic Cities Looks Inside Nashville’s Heated BRT Battle How Did DC TRaffic Congestion Decline (Slightly) This Year? (WaPo) […]

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NTSB Chair: My 5-year-old Minivan Has Better Safety Features Than Most Large Buses (AP) Video: Obama Calls for Cutting Oil Imports By a Third (WaPo) Miami Herald Editorial: Aren’t Empty Suburban Homes a Sign That Sprawl Isn’t Working? Rules About Rail, Airline Unions Could Bring Down Aviation Bill (The Hill) Among the States Asking for […]