Today’s Headlines

  • Data From Feds Confirm the Rise in Demand for Central Cities (WaPo)
  • The Guardian Has a Rather Paranoid Take on Sidewalk Labs’ Work in Columbus and Elsewhere
  • Philly, Nashville, Spokane, and Ramsey County Named Winners of DOT Design Challenge (E Turbo News)
  • In Philly, Feds Will Help Reimagine Vine Street Expressway (Inquirer)
  • Study: Homes Near Seattle Light Rail Command a Premium (Seattle Times)
  • DC Metro to Cut 500 Jobs (WaPo)
  • As Atlanta Streetcar Shutdown Looms, Mayor Urges Taking the Long View (AJC)
  • Fort Worth Commuter Rail Gets Initial Signoff from Feds (Star-Telegram)
  • Cost Estimate Soars for Massachusetts South Coast Line (Boston Globe)
  • Anaheim Streetcar Plans Hit an Obstacle (OC Register)

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Feds Get a Mountain of Opinions on Driverless Cars (WaPo, The Verge) Why Does It Take a Crisis for Americans to Care About Infrastructure? (New Yorker) Amtrak Safety Lapses Found, as Feds Order Retraining of Workers (WSJ, Philly Biz Journal) Transit Systems Look to Uber, Lyft to Provide Services for Disabled (AP) Atlanta Transit Projects Compete for Funding […]

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To Understand the Rage in Charlotte, Look to the History of Its Roads (ThinkProgress) G-7 Welcomes U.S. Driverless Car Guidelines (Seattle Times) Voters in NJ, Illinois Could Opt to Protect Transportation Funds (Governing) BRT Posed as Answer to Miami’s Traffic Congestion (Miami Herald) If DC Metro Cancels Late-Night Service, Can Uber and Lyft Fill the Gap? (WaPo) […]

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Why Is Germany (and Europe) Afraid of Uber? (WaPo) Gabe Klein Becomes COO of “Pop-Up” Bus Service Bridj (BostInno) The Rise of Poverty in the Suburbs (Slate) Amtrak Exec Asks Feds to Help With Freight-Related Delays (The Hill) Historian Steven Conn Traces the Roots of Anti-Urbanism (Pacific Standard) Lowering Fares Won’t Solve All Problems for […]

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Obama Signs $305 Billion Five-Year Transportation Bill (The Hill) What Did Lobbyists Get Out of the Bill? (NRDC Switchboard) Money-Losing Amtrak Routes Could Be Opened Up to Private Competition (WSJ) Minnesota’s Growing Divide Between Urban and Rural (StarTrib) How Did D.C.’s Streetcar Project Careen Off the Tracks? (WaPo) Irony in Detroit: Downtown Recovery a Threat to Auto Showing Parking (Crain’s […]

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Texas Dominates Census List of Fastest-Growing Cities in America (Biz Insider) How Will DC Metro Service Cuts Affect Low-Income Riders? (WaPo, CityLab) Five Companies That Are Crushing Bike to Work Day (Bicycling) Most Americans Actually Don’t Use Ride-Hailing (WSJ) Sacramento Streetcar Line Gets TOD Boost From Feds (Sac Biz Journal) Portland Voters OK Four-Year Gas Tax (Oregonian) Seattle and Portland […]

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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 […]