Today’s Headlines

  • 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 Attorney General Warns That Delay Could Jeopardize Purple Line (Bethesda Mag)
  • Indianapolis Moves Ahead With BRT Plans While Waiting for Feds (IBJ)
  • Tennessean: Nashville’s Big, Bold Transit Plans Aren’t Enough
  • Boston Tries “Park and Pedals” for Last-Mile Solution (Beyond DC)
  • How the Final Funds for Hurricane Sandy Repairs Will Be Spent (AP)
  • One Woman’s Cross-Country Trip Via Train, Bus, and Bike (Modesto Bee)

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In California, Plummeting Gas Tax Revenue Hurts Transit Projects (LA Times) Plans Speeding Up for Houston-Dallas High-Speed Rail (Houston Chron) How Will We Wade Through the Politics of Driverless Cars? (Boston Globe) What’s Behind Maryland Gov. Hogan’s Pursuit of Maglev Rail? (WaPo) BRT Could Be the Best Solution for Charleston’s Gridlock (Post and Courier) New NACTO Guide Sees Protected Bike […]

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Editor’s note: As transportation commissioner for DC and later Chicago, Gabe Klein was pivotal in the development of a new model for big-city DOTs. Along with Janette Sadik-Khan in New York, Klein (who sits on the board of OpenPlans, the organization that publishes Streetsblog) pioneered an approach that prioritized people instead of cars and emphasized the importance of […]

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Conflicting Regulations Make for Uncertain Path Forward for Self-Driving Cars (The Hill) Lyft Prez: Car Ownership Will “All But End” in Major Cities By 2025 (Fortune) Bicycling Mag Names Chicago the Nation’s “Most Bike-Friendly City” (Chicago Trib) Even Congress Seems to Have Lost Faith in DC Metro’s Repair Deadline (WaPo) How Light Rail Could Change the Game […]

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Foxx “Breezes Through” Confirmation Hearing (WaPo, The Hill) Transpo Issues Daily’s Coverage: Foxx’s Intro, Areas of Focus; and Six Things We Learned What Does L.A.’s New Mayor Mean for Transportation? (Streetsblog LA, Grist, Next City) Study: Canadian Kids Spend Too Much Time in Cars (Toronto Sun, HuffPo) North Dakota Gets New Transpo Head (AP, The Republic) Memphis Mayor Plans […]

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Five Experts Weigh In On Whether Tolls Should Pay For Transit (NYT) Former MD Gov. Glendening Wishes Romney Would Would Follow His Own Example  (Baltimore Sun) Where the Candidates Stand on Infrastructure and Why It Matters (AP) More Bikes Than Cars Sold In Italy For The First Time Since WWII (Business Insider) This Bike League Infographic Shows […]