Today’s Headlines

  • As Feds Investigate First Driverless Car Fatality, NTSB Chief Speaks on Industry’s Challenges (WaPo)
  • Chicago Mayor Gets More Power with Transit TIF Districts (Streetsblog Chicago)
  • GovTech Talks With the Man in Charge of Transportation Innovation in L.A.
  • For the First Time, Oakland Will Have Its Own DOT (Next City)
  • Foxx Expresses Greater Confidence in DC Metro Safety Efforts (WaPo)
  • Boston Transit Authority Moves to Privatize Warehouse Operations (Boston Globe)
  • Trulia Offers New “Rent Near Transit” Filter (The Next Web)
  • Portland Suburb Could Make or Break Light Rail Plans (Oregonian)
  • Final Relief Funds Released for Hurricane Sandy Repairs (Progressive Railroading)

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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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As Traffic Deaths Rise, Cities Across U.S. Pursue Lower Speed Limits (WaPo) What’s Behind America’s Declining Transit Ridership? (CityLab) Boston Leads Nation in Light Rail Derailments (Boston Globe) DC Metro May Sell Station Naming Rights to Raise Cash (WaPo) Houston Speeds Up Project to Demolish Downtown Freeway (Houston Chron) NYT: What Happened to Trump’s Infrastructure Plan? […]

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Uber and Public Transit Try to Make Friends (CityLab) America’s Worst and Most Dangerous Roads, Mapped by Google (WaPo) How Transit-Oriented Development Could Lower Rents in Chicago (Chicago Mag) APTA Recognizes Seven Transit Agencies for Sustainability Can Low Silver Line Ridership in Tysons Be Blamed on Lack of Sidewalks? (WAMU) Seattle Transit Goes Big Into Green Bonds (Wall […]

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House to Hold Hearing on Self-Driving Cars Next Week (The Hill) Rob Kirby, Head of Transpo Planning for DC-Area COG, Murdered (WaPo) NJ Transit Board Chair: Let’s Make Penn Station Less Stressful (NJ.com) Charlotte Plans Another Go at Streetcar Funds (Charlotte Observer) Chris Leinberger: New Development Patterns Needed for 21st-Century Economy (Sac Bee) Cincinnati Residents […]

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Pittsburgh Welcomes Uber’s First Driverless Fleet (Bloomberg) California Agency Invests in 14 Transit Projects (Progressive Railroading) Jeff Wood: Regional Transit Agencies Hold Back Transit (City Metric) Railroads Warned Not to Delay on Positive Train Control (Chicago Trib) How a Radical Rethink Boosted Bus Ridership in Houston (CityLab) Former Boston Transit Chief Departs Flailing Honolulu Rail Project (Boston Herald) In New Haven, […]

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House Lays Out Six-Year Transpo Bill, But Where’s the Money Coming From? (WaPo, The Hill) Chinese Firms Vie to Build California’s High-Speed Rail (Reuters) What Federal Oversight Will Mean for D.C. Metro (WaPo) NY Times, Chicago Trib Urge Congress to Stop the Train on Safety Tech Deadline Boston Transit Considers Parking Fees, Real Estate Development to […]