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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The Good News for Transit in the Omnibus Spending Bill (Progressive Railroading, Railway Age) Chicago Rolls Out Bus Lanes in the Loop (Streetsblog Chicago) Federal Funds Clear Way for Tacoma to Double Light Rail (Puget Sound Biz Journal) Vegas Strip Tragedy Could Affect City’s Talks on Pedestrian Safety (Review Journal) Would Big Fines Actually Improve Traffic Safety in DC? (GGW) The Good, […]

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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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Senate Panel Backs $100M for Modernizing Chicago’s Red, Purple Lines (Chicago Trib) Newly Appointed NJ Transit Chief Backs Out of Job (NYT, NJ.com) In DC, Is WMATA Riders’ Advocacy Group Done For? (WaPo) California High-Speed Rail Officials Tweak Business Plan (AP) NACTO Offers Guidance on Where to Place Bike-Share Stations (Next City) Uber Reaches Settlement in Driver Status Suits in California, Massachusetts […]

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What COP-21 Means for Cities (Next City) It Hasn’t Been the Best Year for Boston Transit (Boston Globe) The $12 Billion Plan for a More Multi-Modal Las Vegas (AP) Does FTA Have the Tools to Handle Oversight of D.C. Metro? (WaPo) Ford Goes Into the Ride-Sharing Biz (Reuters) When Did We Stop Thinking of Cities as Villains […]