Today’s Headlines

  • U.S. DOT’s New Rule for Measuring Traffic Still Needs Some Work (The Hill)
  • Metro Project Through Beverly Hills Can Continue With Judge’s Ruling (LA Times)
  • Cities Move to Subsidize Uber, Lyft Rides (Bloomberg)
  • As American Cities Cut Back Late-Night Subway Service, London Adds It (Slate)
  • Busmaker Lawsuit Against Foxx Heads to Mediation (Charlotte Observer)
  • How the Twin Cities Light Rail Will Connect People to Jobs (MinnPost)
  • Charlotte’s Light Rail Construction Experience Could Be Instructive for Purple Line (WaPo)
  • If China Can Build Infrastructure, Why Can’t We? (Governing)

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Employees Union Presses House to Restore Commuter Tax Break (The Hill) Overhaul Proposed for DC Transportation as DDOT Chief Departs (WaPo) Future Funds for DC Metro in Jeopardy After Mismanagement (The Hill) Minneapolis Light Rail Debate Hinges on Equity (Minn Post) Will Houston Warm to Light Rail? (Atlantic Cities) Meanwhile, Houston Bike Commuting on the Rise […]

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Feds Give $1.2B to Silver Line Phase II (GSN) GOP Senators Predict New Funding Source for Transpo (The Hill) Developers Take Interest in Twin Cities Light Rail (Finance & Commerce) DC Metro Pays Nearly $5M to Settle Suit Over No-Bid Contract (WaPo) Gov Tech: U.S. Can’t Keep Tolerating Transportation Mediocrity UK Study: Transit Riders Weigh Less […]

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Top Dem: Let’s Keep Higher Gas Taxes on the Table (The Hill) Sprawl Boosts Chances of Deadly Tornado Strikes (CBS) Why Buses and Rail Can and Should Coexist (Transport Politic) Lettered New York City Subway Lines Get an “A+” (NYT) Cyclists, Pedestrians Don’t Get Fair Share of Safety Funds (LAB) Study: Men Walking and Biking […]

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Congress Kicks the Can on Transpo Funding to July 31 (The Hill) Amtrak Required to Address Speed Concerns on Northeast Corridor (Progressive Railroading) Houston Debuts Two New Light Rail Lines (Chron) Western U.S. Has Seen Long-Term Rise in Urban Populations (WaPo) Will the Kansas City Streetcar Unite or Divide? (Next City) Car-Free Commuting Gets Simpler for DC […]

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White House Announces $160M “Smart Cities” Push Including: Making NYC, Tampa Testing Grounds for Driverless Cars (WSJ, TBO) 83 Transpo Advocacy Groups Want Action on Long-Term Transpo Bill (The Hill) Atlanta, Pittsburgh Score Federal Grants for TOD (AJC, Post-Gazette) Paris Attack Prompts House to Look at Rail Security (The Hill) In Philly, SEPTA Head Retires After 30 Years of […]

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House Votes For Formulas, Against Strategic Spending (Hill) Senate Conference Proposal Includes Aid For Gulf States (The Advocate) Uncertainty Lingers Around Detroit Light Rail (Detroit News) Three Tax Reforms For Better Cities (Strong Towns) Arts, Affordable Housing, and Unaffordable Parking: Three Swords Against Sprawl (The Spec) Wendell Cox Is Wrong That Sprawl Can Make For […]