Today’s Headlines

  • Will Boston Transit Keep Up With the City’s Growth? (Boston Globe)
  • Raleigh-Area Voters to Decide on Tax for Transit (News & Observer)
  • How Waze Influences Traffic on Residential Streets (WaPo)
  • Nashville Seeks $30M From Feds for 7-Mile Elevated Greenway (Tennessean)
  • DC Employers Must Plan for “Blizzard” That Is Metro Repair (Washington Biz Journal)
  • Map: Where DC Workers Commute From (GGW)
  • Detroit Hosts 24th Congress for New Urbanism This Week (Crain’s Detroit)
  • Could Uber and Lyft Disrupt Atlanta Transit? (AJC)
  • Op-Ed: Detroit Transit Will Never Rival Chicago’s, But New Master Plan Is a Good Start (M Live)
  • Transit Will Be Key for St. Paul’s New Soccer Stadium (StarTrib)

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Today’s Headlines

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Senate Advances Six-Year Transpo Bill That House Doesn’t Plan to Take Up (The Hill) Boxer Goes Rogue in Pushing for GOP-Backed Measure (Politico) Foxx Hopes to Spur Action on New Hudson River Rail Tunnels (NYT) Year-Old Silver Line Seen as Catalyst in DC, Despite Not Meeting Ridership Projections (WaPo) A Bipartisan Plan to Steer More Transpo Dollars to Local […]

Today’s Headlines

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LaHood to Testify on HSR, Lessons Learned Before House Committee (Hill) Without HUD Sustainable Communities Program, Americans Will Pay More for Housing+Transpo (Citiwire) China Ready and Willing to Invest in America’s Infrastructure (Reuters) Infrastructure Banks, Common in States, Explained (Stateline) Fast Trains From Detroit to Chicago Expected Within 4 Years (Detroit Free Press) Michigan Governor, […]

Detroit's Sprawl King: Transit Expansion Plan Would Be a "Job Killer"

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We’ve been following Detroit’s efforts to remake itself as a less car-dependent, more sustainable city, with great interest. There seems to be a growing understanding in the Motor City that bikeability, walkability and improved transit service are imperative to remake the economy and reverse the city’s infamous urban decay. So much so that private investors […]