Today’s Headlines

  • How Urban Design Perpetuates Racial Inequality (FastCoDesign)
  • Forget Bells and Whistles — Transit Riders Just Want Good Service (WaPo)
  • Feds, Texas Explore Rail Options for Congested 1-35 Corridor (Dallas Biz Journal)
  • Pokemon Go Crash Highlights the Ongoing Dangers of the Texting-and-Driving Epidemic (WaPo)
  • Grist: What Climate-Friendly Urban Policy Looks Like
  • Will Low Gas Prices Weaken Fuel Economy Standards? (AP)
  • Transit-Oriented Developments Proliferate in Chicago (Architects Newspaper)
  • In Support of Highway Removal and Linear Parks (HuffPo)
  • Minneapolis Shifts to Complete Streets (TC Daily Planet)
  • Comic-Con Fills Up San Diego Trolley Cars (inewsource)

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McDonnell Wants to Ditch Gas Tax for Higher Sales Tax in Virginia (WaPo, WAMU) WaPo Editorial Calls This Transpo Plan “Bold and Paltry” Grist Makes Predictions on Obama’s “Green Team,” Including Villaraigosa Former Mass Transpo Chief: Tax Parking to Fund Bike/Ped/Transit Projects (Governing) How to Make Transit as Fun as Driving (NRDC Switchboard) Harvard Profs: […]

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It’s a Record-Breaking Year for Transpo Ballot Measures (San Gabriel Valley Trib) Twin Cities’ Green Line Is Raising Housing Costs for Poor Residents (Pioneer Press) Senior NJ Transit Officials Miss Safety Hearing (AP) How Will the U.S. Handle Urban Population Growth? (WaPo) Maryland Gov Hogan Touts Purple Line as a Cure for Metro (AP) Should Biking on Downtown […]

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Former Treasury Sec. Summers: U.S. Must Invest in Infrastructure to Revive Economy (WaPo) Obama Food Desert Initiative Will Help Corner Markets, Not Just Supermarkets (Grist) Chorus Grows for Performance-Based Transportation Funding (National Journal) Bus Safety Administration Wants to Raise the Bar on Intercity Buses (Transpo Nation) The Problem With TTI’s Urban “Mobility” Report (Human Transit) […]

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Obama Signs Trust Fund Patch Into Law (Transport Topics) Will a Republican Senate Get to Write Transportation Bill in May? Looks Like It (WaPo) Transportation Reform Champion Sen. Brian Schatz Likely to Eke Out Nomination (WaPo) Road Lobby’s Warning Against Fuel Economy Standards: It Will Lower Gas Tax Receipts (The Hill) WaPo‘s Courtland Milloy Goes […]

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Amtrak Crash Outside Philly Kills Two Track Workers (NYT) What the Hudson River Gateway Project Means for Intercity Rail (Next City) Foxx Takes His Message on Urban Highways to the Diane Rehm Show Turning 40, DC Metro Faces a Midlife Crisis (NYT) Things Could Be Worse for DC — Just Look at Boston (American Prospect) Cincinnati Streetcar to Start Running Next Week (Cincinnati […]

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Feds Get a Mountain of Opinions on Driverless Cars (WaPo, The Verge) Why Does It Take a Crisis for Americans to Care About Infrastructure? (New Yorker) Amtrak Safety Lapses Found, as Feds Order Retraining of Workers (WSJ, Philly Biz Journal) Transit Systems Look to Uber, Lyft to Provide Services for Disabled (AP) Atlanta Transit Projects Compete for Funding […]