Today’s Headlines

  • DOT Effort to Reconnect Communities Severed By Highways Kicks Off in Spokane (Next City)
  • The Connection Between Traffic Stops and Police Shootings (Transportist)
  • Bike-Share Debuts in L.A. (Streetsblog LALA Times)
  • Atlanta Residents to Vote on Transpo Sales Tax in November (AJC)
  • Feds Investigate Second Tesla Self-Driving Vehicle Crash (The Hill)
  • Engineering Prof: Why I Still Feel Safe in My Self-Driving Car (WaPo)
  • Study: Building Safe Bike Lanes Cuts Down Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Momentum)
  • Uber Gets OK to Operate Legally During Philly’s Transit Mess (Inquirer)
  • New Website From FTA Shares Transit-Oriented Development Resources (Progressive Railroading)
  • Why Hasn’t Bike-Share Lived Up to Expectations in Broward County? (Sun Sentinel)

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Planners in Maine Say They Were Forced to Approve Highway Project (Bangor Daily News) Inspectors: 10 “Segments of Concern” on Metro’s Six Rail Lines (WaPo) New Map Shows the Most Stressful Places for Cyclists in D.C. (WaPo) Salt Lake City Fire Department Assures Residents Street With Bike Lanes Is Safe (Salt Lake Trib) Caltrans Launches […]

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Can the World Halve Traffic Deaths and Injuries By 2020? (Guardian) Star Trib: Twin Cities Can’t Afford to Give Up on Transit Expansion Projects Connecticut Divided on NE Corridor Amtrak Plans (CT Mirror) The Case for Single Ride Bike-Share Fares (NextCity) Governing: Why Are New Cities So Blah? Changing Track on the Dallas Light-Rail Plan (Dallas News) In New […]

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2015 Likely Broke the Record for Driving Mileage in America (Fast Lane) Why Is Transit Thriving Despite Cheap Gas and Record Car Sales? (Pacific Standard) What Caused America’s Biggest Train Wreck in Decades? (NYT) Foxx Talks Louisiana Transpo With Gov. Bel Edwards (Times-Picayune) The Push to Redefine Bike-Share as a Form of Transit (Next City) A […]

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Why Did L.A. Metro Ridership Drop Again? (LA Times) Tech Group Asks Feds to Slow Down on “Driver Mode” for Phones (The Hill) Congress Turns Attention to Self-Driving Cars (Detroit News) Fast Action Needed on DC Metro Safety Bill After FTA Pulls Some Funding (AP, Progressive RR) California State Senator Wants to Make It Easier to Enact Transit Ballot […]

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Why Ben Carson Running HUD Doesn’t Bode Well for Cities (WaPo); Democrats Pan Carson Pick (Hill) Shuster to Continue Leading House Transpo Committee (Transport Topics) An Optimistic Take on the Unified Republican Government and Transit (Planetizen) DC Officials Claim Discrimination in Metro’s Planned Service Cuts (WTOP) Honolulu Rail Costs Could Balloon to $9.5B (Civil Beat) Apple Finally Acknowledges Its Interest in Self-Driving Cars (Gov […]

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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 […]