Today’s Headlines

  • Maryland’s Purple Line Has to Wait Indefinitely for $900M From Feds (WaPo)
  • Detroit Chooses Bike-Share Vendor for 42 Stations (Crain’s Detroit)
  • Without Walkability and Frequent Service, New L.A. Transit Won’t Increase Ridership (LAT)
  • For Columbus, “Smart City” Transformation Will Take Years (Columbus Dispatch)
  • Outside Trump Hotel in DC, Advocates Fight to Preserve Public Space (WaPo)
  • Data Shows Transpo Sector as Largest Source of Carbon Pollution in U.S. (US PIRG)
  • Houston Mayor Urges Commuters Not to Drive Solo (KHOU)
  • D Mag: Second Downtown Transit Line in Dallas Should Be a Subway
  • Baton Rouge Advances Streetcar Plans (Advocate)
  • Will Rio’s Olympic-Oriented Subway Line Help the City in the Future? (CityLab)

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Senate Advances Six-Year Transpo Bill That House Doesn’t Plan to Take Up (The Hill) Boxer Goes Rogue in Pushing for GOP-Backed Measure (Politico) Foxx Hopes to Spur Action on New Hudson River Rail Tunnels (NYT) Year-Old Silver Line Seen as Catalyst in DC, Despite Not Meeting Ridership Projections (WaPo) A Bipartisan Plan to Steer More Transpo Dollars to Local […]

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16 Big Transit Projects That Would Be Toast Under Trump’s Budget (WaPo) Cuts Could Imperil Seattle Rail, Gateway Project, DC Metro (Seattle Times, Bloomberg, Washingtonian) How Cities Would Feel the Budget Pain (Curbed) Long-Distance Amtrak Routes Under Threat (Progressive Railroading) Trump Also Wants to Slash Transpo Funding in Rural Areas That Supported Him (Charlotte Observer) The Rail Line […]

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Low Gas Prices Leave Northern Virginia Scrambling for Transit Money (WaPo) New Orleans Expands Transit With Round-the-Clock Service (Times-Picayune) Denver’s Airport Rail Line Opens Friday (Denver Post) Quick-Build Bike Projects Are Trending (Next City, Wired) Al Franken Urges Minnesota to Act on Light Rail (StarTrib) Population Rebounds NJ Transit Stations (Asbury Park Press) Detroit Voters Weigh BRT, Airport […]

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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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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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Clinton at Mayors Conference: Cities Are “Where Things Are Getting Done” (Indy Star) In San Diego, Sales Tax for Transportation Moves to Ballot (KPBS, SD Reader) Anthony Foxx on Why Columbus Won the Smart City Challenge (Forbes) The Importance of Getting Light Rail Right in Downtown Dallas (D Mag) Houston’s $7B Freeway-Widening Plan (Houston Chron) Transit […]