Today’s Headlines

  • How Tampa’s $6B Highway Expansion Will Burden People of Color (Tampa Bay Times)
  • Who’s Going to Win the Smart City Challenge? (CS Monitor, Route 50)
  • VW’s Hardly the Only Carmaker Flouting Pollution Limits (NYT)
  • Foxx Visits Montgomery, AL, Tomorrow for Bus Boycott Symposium (Alabama News)
  • New DC Metro Official Vows to Fix “Gaping Holes” in Safety (WaPo)
  • Alternatives Proposed as Costs Mount for Honolulu Rail (Honolulu Biz Journal)
  • Study Highlights Houston’s Transit Challenges (Houston Chron)
  • National Review: A Transit Lesson for Conservatives
  • Will the “We Love Our Cars” Campaign Threaten Seattle Light Rail? (Next City)
  • Freeway Teardown a Possibility for Downtown Dallas (Dallas News)
  • Fairfax, VA, Residents Challenge Plans for Higher Density (WaPo)

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Transit Takes a Hit in Illinois Governor’s “Turnaround” Budget (Sun Times) California’s High-Speed Rail Sets Off Global Race for Contractors (Bloomberg) Finger-Pointing Continues in Boston Amid Transit Woes (Daily Beast) Is Biden’s “Grow America” Campaigning Part of a Presidential Bid? (Bloomberg, NYT) Former Kansas City Mayor Will Head Area’s Transit (KC Star) Fragmented Governments Make For […]

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With Shutdown Ridership Decline, D.C. Metro Shifts to Smaller Trains (WaPo, The Hill) Leinberger: It Looks Like Atlanta Sprawl Has Peaked (Atlantic Cities) Delays Persist for Twin Cities Light Rail, But There’s Support for TOD (MPR News, Finance & Commerce) It’s a Go for All Aboard Florida (Orlando Biz Journal, Orlando Sentinel) In Kolkata, India, […]

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NTSB Chair (And Once Major DOT Contender) to Switch to Safety Council (WSJ, The Hill) Tennessee Governor: Blocking Nashville BRT By Legislation Not a Good Approach (AP) Why Aren’t Transit Figures in Portland, Dallas, or Wisconsin Following the Upward Trend? Utah Doubled Its Commuter Rail Ridership (Daily Herald) Shuster Faces Two GOP Challengers for May Primary (Patriot News) Will Holocaust Reparations […]

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Foxx Warns State DOTs That Funding Could Be Cut Off Soon (The Hill) At HUD, Julian Castro Will Take on Obama’s Climate Work (National Journal) California, Amtrak Back Out of Joint Bid on High-Speed Rail (AP) Proposal to Raise Gas Tax Wins Praise From WaPo, NRDC Switchboard While Gannett Notes Mixed Opinions, and Forbes Sniffs Out a Gimmick in the Funding […]

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Obama Budget Outlines “New Starts” Grants for Transit Projects Nationwide (The Hill) Including Rail Lines in Maryland (WaPo), Florida (Orlando Sentinel), Fort Worth (Star-Telegram) D.C. Metro Also Poised to Get Support From Feds (The Hill) Along With Honolulu Rail (Pacific Biz News) Nashville’s AMP Bus Line Could Get Boost from “Small Smarts” (Tennessean) At Bike Summit, Foxx Talks […]

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Lobbyists in a Frenzy as Transpo Bill Takes Shape in Congress (AP) Bill a “Rare Moment of Bipartisan Glee,” But It Still Dodged the Gas Tax (WaPo) Union Presses to Save Northeast Transit Funds (The Hill) Feds Want “Fire Lit” for DC Metro Safety (WTOP) New Study Will Look at Environmental Impacts of Uber and Lyft […]