Today’s Headlines

  • Why Cleveland Won’t Get Much Back From the RNC (Slate)
  • GOP Delegates Split on Climate Change (Scientific American)
  • Congress Has a Month to Sign Off on Funding for Maryland’s Purple Line (WaPo)
  • Minneapolis Light Rail Clears Milestone But Still Lacks Funds (StarTrib)
  • Feds Greenlight BRT for Stretch of Historic Route 66 (AP)
  • Can Nashville Be the Transit Model for Sun Belt Cities? (Gov Tech)
  • Feds Clear Way for New England Rail Investments (Railway Tech)
  • Vote Stalls on Detroit Area’s 20-Year Transit Plan (Detroit Free Press)
  • Chicago Trib: More Trains Would Be a Lifeline for South Side’s Transit Desert
  • A Houston Commuter Line Could Come Back to Life (Houston Chron)
  • New Orleans Starts Bike-Share Talks with New York’s Social Bicycles (Advocate)
  • Kevin Love

    “GOP Delegates Split on Climate Change”

    But they are groping towards consensus on whether the earth is flat or round.

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After Years of Dormancy, Feds Pull Funding From Houston Light Rail Project (Chron) As DC Metro Boss Shakes Up Staffing, Senate Bill Would Add to Feds’ Oversight (WaPo) Long-Stalled Plans for Detroit-Ann Arbor Rail See New Life (Detroit News) Senate Bill Would Reinvest Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor Profits in Northeast Corridor (CT Post) Feds Voice Support for Boston’s […]

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Indianapolis Council Sends Transit Expansion Package to Voters (Indy Star) Feds Order Immediate Safety Fixes for DC Metro (Daily Caller) Scaled-Back Green Line Extension Moves Forward in Boston (Globe) Former Christie Adviser Named Interim Chief of Staff of New Jersey Transit (Record) Houston’s Metro Boss Plans for the Future (Houston Chron) Feds Hold Back Half-Billion for Honolulu Rail (AP) […]

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Sen. Carper Pushes for Long-Term Transpo Bill (The Hill) GOP Senate Candidate Proposes Slashing Gas Tax, Giving States Control (Detroit News) Did San Antonio’s Streetcar Plan Die When Julian Castro Left? (Texas Observer) Audit Uncovers Sweetheart Deals, Other Problems With Utah Transit Authority (Salt Lake Trib) Latin America Leads the Way on BRT (Guardian) Twin […]

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California Senators Try to Avoid Repeat of San Francisco Transit Strike (The Hill) Also in California, Labor Dispute Holds Back Fed Funds for Transit (LAT) How Will That Purple Line Private Partnership Work Out for D.C.? (GGW) TIGER Grant to Help Build Modern Train Station in Rochester, NY (Progressive Railroading, AP) Kids Aren’t Really Playing in […]

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NRDC Switchboard Looks Back at the Year in Transportation Policy Vision Unfulfilled: Obama’s Goal for a Nationwide High-Speed Rail Network (The Hill) Demographics Around DC Metro Stops: Increasingly Young, White, Educated (WaPo) After Rocky First Year, Atlanta Streetcar Gets Another Chance in 2016 (AJC) Louisiana’s New Governor Wants New Orleans-to-Baton Rouge Rail (Times-Picayune) Amtrak Debuts PTC […]

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Study: Global Shift to Cycling Would Make a Huge Difference for Climate Change (Take Part) New York, Connecticut Lawmakers Fight for Northeast Transit Funds (Times Union, CT Post) Buried Within the Transpo Bill: A Windfall for Tech (Bloomberg) America’s Top Transit Systems Grapple With $102B Repair Backlog (CityLab) Feds, Amtrak Agree to Fund Half of Hudson […]