Today’s Headlines

  • Seattle Light Rail Plan Will Go on November Ballot (Seattle Times)
  • In LA, Voters Will Decide on Sales Tax for Transpo (LA Times)
  • Will Driverless Cars Kick People Off the Streets? (Atlantic)
  • …Should They Hit a Pedestrian to Save a Passenger? (NYT)
  • While Columbus Took Big Smart City Prize, Other Finalists Will Also Get Funding (Gov Tech)
  • MARTA to Meet With Feds About Atlanta BRT Funding (WABE)
  • How DC Riders Use Capital Bike-Share (Next City)
  • Delays, Cost Overruns Loom for Honolulu Rail Project (KHON)
  • NYC Transit Vet to Take Charge of DC Metro Ops (Washington Times)
  • Chicago’s Metra-Electric Line Could Convert to Rapid Transit (Chicago Trib)

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Are the Feds Handling DC Metro Oversight the Right Way? (American Prospect) Cities Strive to Take On-Demand Mobility Beyond Uber (Next City) Hawaii Struggles to Complete Its Costly Rail Project (NYT) How Transportation Has Figured Into Baltimore’s Inequalities (Places Journal) LA Times: Transit Maintenance Funding Is Key to Avoid Mistakes of DC and SF Cycling Advocates Across […]

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16 Big Transit Projects That Would Be Toast Under Trump’s Budget (WaPo) Cuts Could Imperil Seattle Rail, Gateway Project, DC Metro (Seattle Times, Bloomberg, Washingtonian) How Cities Would Feel the Budget Pain (Curbed) Long-Distance Amtrak Routes Under Threat (Progressive Railroading) Trump Also Wants to Slash Transpo Funding in Rural Areas That Supported Him (Charlotte Observer) The Rail Line […]

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Congress Kicks the Can on Transpo Funding to July 31 (The Hill) Amtrak Required to Address Speed Concerns on Northeast Corridor (Progressive Railroading) Houston Debuts Two New Light Rail Lines (Chron) Western U.S. Has Seen Long-Term Rise in Urban Populations (WaPo) Will the Kansas City Streetcar Unite or Divide? (Next City) Car-Free Commuting Gets Simpler for DC […]

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Reauthorization Bill Must Fund Multiple Transportation Modes (Sac Bee) Mica’s Bill Has a Silver Lining For LA (LA Streetsblog) Hundreds Show Up to Oppose Bus Cuts in Seattle (Seattle Times) Amtrak Rolls Past the 30 Million Passenger Mark (The Hill) New York City Close to Selecting a Vendor for Its Massive Bike Share (Transpo Nation) Smart Growth Booster […]

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Feds Release $20M for DC Metro Repair Plan (WaPo) …As DC Cyclists Make Lemonade of the Service Cuts (CityLab) How 20 Years of Light Rail Have Transformed Dallas (Dallas Morning News) NJ Lawmakers Push Gas Tax Hike, Christie Doesn’t Buy Transit Funding Concerns (NJ.com, Press of AC) Should Seattle Burbs Help Foot the Bill for Light Rail Tunnel? (Seattle Times) […]

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Foxx Takes a Road Trip to Drum Up Support for Obama’s Transpo Plan (Transport Topics, AP) DOT: Highway Trust Fund Will Dry Up by August (The Hill) How Are States Responding to the Funding Gridlock? (Governing) New Orleans Group Rallies for Central Transit Hub (Times-Picayune) L.A. Metro Recommends Two Familiar Contractors for Downtown Rail Connection (LA Times) […]