Today’s Headlines

  • GOP Transportation Platform Recycles Old Ideas — Like Defunding Transit (Politico)
  • Foxx Calls for Tough Safety Regulations on Driverless Cars in Light of Tesla Wreck (LA Times)
  • Transit Was Key in Bringing the RNC to Cleveland, But It’s Under Threat (WaPo)
  • Political Convention Cities Highlight the Gross Inequality Within Modern Cities (NYT)
  • Massachusetts House Okays Bill to Fine Driver $100 for Parking in the Bike Lane (WWLP)
  • Victory: Charleston City Council Votes to Install Bike Lane on Key Bridge (Post & Courier)
  • Lansing, Michigan, May Throw Out Plans for Bus Rapid Transit (WILX)
  • Walkable Cities Have Higher GDP and Education Levels, Study Shows. Why? (BBC)
  • Strong Towns Introduces the “Walmart Index,” Examining Tax Productivity of Big Box Stores

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Chris Christie Keeps Robbing From Transit to Pay for Roads (NJ.com) Take TomTom Urban Congestion Rankings With a Grain of Salt (CBC) Economist: In Major American Cities, Wealthy Manipulate Land Use Rules to Widen Inequality Albuquerque Activists Trick Mayor With Bike Lane April Fools Prank (KRQU) Facebook’s Flashy New Headquarters Still a Suburban Office Park (Mother Earth News) Bill […]

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Obama’s Budget Increases Transpo Outlays 18 Percent (Bloomberg) At First Field Hearings, T&I Lawmakers Say Transpo Bill Will Be Small (Charleston Gazette, Metro News) House Republicans Unified in Disapproval of Obama’s Transportation Investment Plan (Transpo Nation) Ed Glaeser Argues Against Historic Preservation Restrictions and Zoning Regulations (Housing Complex) Want a Little Electric Help On the […]

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Amtrak Broke Another Ridership Record in July (The Hill) Can Oregon Take On the Columbia River Crossing Without Washington? (Portland Trib, Biz Journal) Value of Transit for Cities Could Be Up to $1.8B a Year (Atlantic Cities) Boston Mayor Hopeful Takes to Campaign Trail Sans Car (Boston.com) NRDC Switchboard: It’s Time to Redefine Standards for Sustainable Cities […]