Today’s Headlines

  • Pokémon Go Has More People Walking, But Not Without Hazards (CurbedNBC NY)
  • Stakes Rise for Self-Driving Car Startups After Tesla Crash (Reuters)
  • Ex-U.S. DOT Exec to Head Hudson River Rail Tunnel Project (WSJ)
  • Survey Says: Pittsburgh Wants More Transit (Post-Gazette)
  • Could Portland See Transpo Measure on the Ballot in 2018? (Bike Portland)
  • Chicago’s Union Station Makeover Moves Forward (Chicago Trib)
  • Review Finds Boston Transit’s Cash-Counting Operation “Poorly and Inefficiently Run” (Globe)
  • Planners Grade Detroit After Urbanism Conference (Crain’s Detroit)
  • Montreal Trades Elevated Highway for Pedestrian-Friendly Boulevard (Next City)

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Detroit's Sprawl King: Transit Expansion Plan Would Be a "Job Killer"

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We’ve been following Detroit’s efforts to remake itself as a less car-dependent, more sustainable city, with great interest. There seems to be a growing understanding in the Motor City that bikeability, walkability and improved transit service are imperative to remake the economy and reverse the city’s infamous urban decay. So much so that private investors […]

Today’s Headlines

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Transpo Advocates, Toll Opponents Praise Proposed Gas Tax Hike (The Hill) Detroit Light Rail Will Proceed, Despite Funding Gap (Detroit News) America’s New Oil Crisis: Crashing Trains (Politico) Fast Lane Looks Back at 100 Years of American Bus Travel So Which Is It: Is Atlanta “Dangerous by Design” or Easily Walkable? (Decaturish) Texas Looks to Emulate Japan […]

Today’s Headlines

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Study: Traffic Collisions Cost $299.5 Billion a Year, Leading Killer of Americans 5-34 (National Journal) Commuter Transit Tax Benefit Set to Expire This Year (TransNat) Detroit Buses Back in Service After Strike Over Safety for Drivers (Hill, Detroit News) CA HSR: To Build Big and Bold or Small and Less Costly? (Politico) Obama’s Vision for HSR […]

Today’s Headlines

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The White House Has Issues With the House Transpo Funding Bill (Transpo Issues Daily) Senate Version Spends $10B More (AP) … and Splits GOP (The Hill) With Dire Funding Forecast, Lawmakers Debate Gas Tax Hike (The Hill) Anthony Foxx Attends to Transpo Needs in Connecticut, Minnesota (Better Roads) And Tomorrow, Foxx Will Make His First […]