Today’s Headlines

  • Lone Star Rail Project Faces Life-or-Death Verdict Today (American-Statesman)
  • DC Metro Faces Tough Prospects for Funding on the Hill; Foxx Praises Oversight Progress (WaPo)
  • How U.S. Downtowns Have Become Centers of Economic Strength (WSJ)
  • LA Metro Doesn’t Have Enough Rail Cars to Meet Surging Demand for Expo Line (LA Times)
  • Austin’s $720M Mobility Plan Gains Political Momentum (CBS Austin)
  • Ground Broken on Central Ohio’s First BRT Line (WCBE)
  • Seattle Advocates Fight “Highway on Top of Highway” (Next City)
  • Detroit News: Compromises Strengthen Regional Transit Plan’s Chances at the Ballot Box
  • Three Key Execs Leave Google’s Self-Driving Car Unit (Recode)
  • How Olympic Host Cities Can Avoid Short-Sighted Transit Decisions (Wired)
  • The Dutch Are Beating Olympic Traffic on Two Wheels (WSJ)