Today’s Headlines

  • Will Metro Woes Affect Maryland’s Purple Line Plans? (WTOP, Bethesda Mag)
  • Under Budget Pressure, Honolulu Rail Could Scale Back Five Miles (Civil Beat)
  • Kalamazoo Crash Underscores Urgent Need for Safer Streets (HuffPo)
  • NRDC Checks in From the Live.Ride.Share Conference
  • How Badly Can Car Congestion Damage Miami? (GovTech)
  • Atlanta Has Two Weeks to Address Streetcar Problems (AJC)
  • Two Light Rail Routes Now Under Study for Norfolk (Pilot)
  • Why Is Bike Advocacy So White in Portland? (Bike Portland)
  • Fayetteville Among Six Cities Chosen for Tactical Urbanism Project (Flyer)

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Many House Transportation Committee Leaders Face Tough Reelection Campaigns (Politico) Lone Star Rail Proposal Linking Austin and San Antonio Killed by Regional Planners (Austin Monitor) NACTO’s Global Street Design Guide is Live (NextCity) Seattle Times Endorses $54 Billion Light Rail Measure Austin Opens “Dynamically Tolled” Highway Lane (Community Impact) Montgomery County, Maryland, Opens Second Protected Bike Lane (GGW) […]

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Pope’s Visit Gives Glimpse of a Car-Free Downtown Philly (Next City) U.S. High Speed Rail Projects Get Creative, Sans Federal Funding (CityLab) Feds Approve DC Metro’s Plan for Safety Fixes (The Hill, WaPo) Bike Portland Chats with L.A.’s Transpo Chief APTA: If High-Speed Rail Was Available, Two-Thirds of Americans Would Want to Use It A Look at […]

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Bill de Blasio Touts Drop in NYC Traffic Deaths Under Vision Zero (Streetsblog NYC) Colorado Lawmakers Debate Whether to Spend $1.2 Billion on Highway or Light Rail (Coloradoan) Portland Cyclists: Rumble Strips Aren’t Enough Protection (KGW.com) Bike Advocates Call for Lower Speed Limits in Minnesota Cities (Star Tribune) PIRG: Connecticut Governor’s Highway Widening Plan Is a […]

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Anthony Foxx Confirmation Process Advances to Full Senate (McClatchy, Bloomberg) Congress Pushes to Make Commuter Tax Benefits Permanent (WaPo) Shuster Gets Frank on Amtrak Vision (E&E Daily) New Spending Formula in NC Could Doom Trains, Sidewalks, Bikes, and Transit (News Observer) Pierce County, WA, Makes Major Bus Cuts (King5) AJC Airs Two Sides of Georgia Passenger […]

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Senate Sends Five-Year Transpo Bill Over to Obama (The Hill) Buried in the Bill: Dozens of Under-the-Radar Policy Changes (NYT) Will We Come to Regret the Bill’s Funding Gimmicks? (Bloomberg View) What Cities Can Do About Climate Change (NYT) Underrated Infrastructure Problem: Costs Are Out of Whack (The Week) Feds OK Progress for Phoenix Light […]