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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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 […]

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How the U.S. Fell Short on Domestic Streetcar Manufacturing (WaPo) Puerto Rico Avoids Transit Shutdown at 11th Hour (Reuters) D.C. Metro Faces Service Cuts If Jurisdictions Don’t Pitch in More Funds (WaPo) House Dem Lipinski Wants to Revisit Transit Tax Break During Lame Duck Session (The Hill) Northeast Rail Expansion Would Bring Boosts for Connecticut […]

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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 […]

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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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Foxx in Boston Globe: Let’s Correct Past Transportation Mistakes and Connect Communities What to Expect With First Surge of $60M DC Metro Repair Plan (WaPo, The Hill) Atlanta to Spend $1B Over 25 Years on Biking, Walking Projects (Bicycling) Past Patterns Show That Voters Pony Up for Transit (Indy Star) Streetcars Work Best When They’re Not Just For Nostalgia (AP) […]

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How an Anti-Growth Mentality Threatens Equality (NYT) Fatal Tesla Crash Highlights Lack of Federal Regs for Driverless Cars (LA Times) Philly Area Pulls One-Third of Rail Cars Out of Service Due to Structural Problem (AP) The First Bike-Share Fatality in America Happened in Chicago (Streetsblog Chicago) Has the Silver Line Boom Been Too Much, Too Soon for Tysons? (WaPo) Maryland […]