Today’s Headlines

  • Black Lives Matter Demonstrators Occupy Streets and Highways, Hundreds Arrested (NPR)
  • Many Cities Put Politically Tricky Transit Issues to Voters (StarTrib)
  • Virginia Unveils Big Plans to “Ease Congestion,” Including Better Rail (WaPo, GGW)
  • Long-Term Projects Take a Hit With Jersey’s Transportation Fund Stalemate (AP)
  • A Colorful Reimagining of an LA Freeway Spur (LA Times)
  • Philly’s SEPTA Foresees Depleted Service Through Labor Day (Inquirer)
  • NRDC Lays Out a New Plan for Clean Transportation
  • Miami Beach to Weigh Streetcar Options (Miami Herald)
  • In DC, Federal Commuter Transit Benefits May Soon Apply to Uber (WaPo)
  • Report Finds Failure to Cooperate on San Diego Bike-Share (San Diego Reader)

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Beware the Trump Infrastructure Plan (New Republic) The Guy in Charge of Transportation for Trump’s Transition Team Is an Industry Lobbyist (NYT) What the New White House Means for MD’s Purple Line (WaPo) Re-elected Miami Mayor Wants Bold Transit Expansion (Miami Herald) Meet the People Who Mobilized to Defeat Metro Detroit Transit Plan (Michigan CapCon) Chicago Races for Red Line Funds Before […]

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In His Last Few Weeks, Boehner Will Grapple With Transportation Bill (WaPo) GOP Lawmakers Look at String of Tax Cuts to Fund Transpo (The Hill) Next City Welcomed “the First Urbanist Pope” to Philly San Diego Thinks Big on Transportation Future (SD Union-Trib) Feds Sign Off on $93M for SunRail Expansion in Florida (WMFE) How Many […]

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Senate Panel Resurrects Transit Commuter Tax Parity (Business Insurance) NYT Ethicist Gives the Thumbs-Up to Scofflaw Cycling Adams Ad Targets Mica’s Work on Transportation Bill (The Hill) Amtrak Honcho Gets Optimistic About High-Speed Rail in Transportation Nation Interview WaPo: New Watchdog Must Restore Faith in Silver Lane San Diego Leaders Explain Support for Bullet Train (U-T San Diego) […]

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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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Transpo Bill Caught Up in House Leadership Chaos (WaPo) In Unprecedented Move, Feds Take Over DC Metro Safety (GGW, WaPo) San Diego Passes $204B Long-Term Transport Plan (SD Union-Trib) NJ Transit to Take Lead on Hudson River Tunnel Project Studies (NJ.com) Why Experts Are Watching Houston’s New Bus System (PBS News Hour) A Look at the “Go […]

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Foxx Says Plans Are Finally Moving for Hudson Rail Tunnel (NYT) As DC Metro Faces Federal Oversight, Riders Say “Hell Yeah” (Progressive RR, WaPo) Boehner Urged to Pass Transpo Bill Before Hitting the Road (The Hill) Countdown Starts for Rail Shutdown if Congress Doesn’t Act (The Hill, Progressive RR) In San Diego, Climate Plan Clashes With […]