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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Defunct Senate Energy Bill Gang Considers Return (The Hill) Rep. McCarthy Denounces California’s HSR Plan (McClatchy) 11th Annual Bike Summit Kicks Off in Washington (BikePortland) Poll: 63 Percent of Young People Admit to Distracted Driving (WaPo) Get Ready: $4/Gal. Gas on the Way for California (SFGate) Bike Lane Battles Continue in New York City (Transpo Nation) […]

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Chris Mims: Driverless Cars Will Fuel Suburban Sprawl (WSJ) LA Times: Is Permanent Sales Tax the Answer for Great Transit in LA? Massachusetts’ $14.8B Transit Budget Focuses on Reliability (Globe) Ahead of Fall Vote, Foxx Urges Raleigh to Expand Commuting Options (News Observer) A New Approach to Florida’s Planned Communities (Urban Land) El Paso Thinking Big About Transit (Gov Tech) Detroit’s Bike Projects, Past […]

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LaHood Joins Axelrod’s Political Think Tank (The Hill) The World of the Self-Driving Car: Urban Parks or Suburban Sprawl? (NYT) How the Feds Used to Do Urban Revitalization: Tear Down Housing, Build a Parking Lot (WaPo) Meanwhile, in LA, They Tore Down a Parking Lot and Made a Park (Urban Times) Fortune Editor Foretells the […]

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AFL-CIO and Chamber of Commerce United Against Mica’s Transportation Bill (The Hill) Study Finds 1 in 4 Crashes Caused By Distraction, Recommends National Texting Ban (Reuters) Senators Agree On Terms For Immediate End to Ethanol Subsidies (WaPo) Report: Ohio Subsidized Sprawl for Business, Hurt the Urban Workforce (Plain Dealer) New Rule Would Require Hybrids, EVs […]

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City Lab Looks Back at 2014’s Top Transportation Breakthroughs as Roll Call Wraps Up Its Roundup Will Streetcars in Atlanta and DC Actually Start Running This Year? (Decaturish, Railway Age) Silver Line Snags Funds for Phase II in Northern Va. (Progressive Railroading) Five Myths About the Federal Gas Tax, as Prices Hit Record-Breaking Low (WaPo, The Hill) Next City Ranks the Best and […]

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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: […]