Today’s Headlines

  • Amtrak Names Freight Railroad Vet as New CEO (NYT)
  • Why U.S. Companies Are Setting Up Downtown (TechWire)
  • Lyft Hasn’t Landed a Buyer Yet, Despite Talks (NYT)
  • Cultivating an American-Made Bicycle Industry in Detroit (New Yorker)
  • Court Clears Way for Building Albuquerque BRT (ABQ Journal)
  • In Tennessee, Drunk Driving Law Puts Transpo Funds in Jeopardy (Tennessean)
  • Future Green Line Extension Raises Property Values Outside Boston (Boston Globe)
  • Better Block Movement Comes to Ohio (Crain’s Cleveland Business)
  • From Colombia to Vancouver, Startup Gives Rewards for Bike Commuting (Metro News)
  • Moscow Embraces Walkability, Sans Democracy (Foreign Policy)

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Mayors Need Federal Government’s Help on Infrastructure (WaPo) How Can Virginia Get More Cars Off I-66? (WaPo) In Chicago, New Online Maps Push for Transpo Investment With Hard Data (Trib) In Boston, Former Transportation Chief Leads Olympics Campaign (Boston Globe) What Commuting Patterns Look Like When You Take Away Solo Driving (City Lab) Republican Governors […]

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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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Evidence That Lower-Income Americans Are Being Priced Out of Expensive Regions (WSJ) Among Interventions CDC Recommends to Improve Health: Expanding Transit Tesla’s Suburban Problem (Alex Steffen) SEPTA Transit Workers Strike Begins Second Day in Philadelphia (WPVI) Pistons to Return to Detroit, Reversing Sprawl Exodus (Detroit News) Boston Bicyclists Take Safety Into Their Own Hands, Crowdfund […]

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Oil Prices Rise on News of UN Plan to Strike Libya (IBT) Can Houston’s Sprawling Suburbs Be Fixed? (Transpo Nation) Senators Scrutinize Bus Safety Following Deadly Crash (The Hill) More Than a Fifth of American Urbanites Weigh in as Obese (Gallup) Pothole Season: A Bane to Motorists and Cyclists Alike (NYT) Falling Light Fixture Latest […]

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Senate Panel Resurrects Transit Commuter Tax Parity (Business Insurance) NYT Ethicist Gives the Thumbs-Up to Scofflaw Cycling Adams Ad Targets Mica’s Work on Transportation Bill (The Hill) Amtrak Honcho Gets Optimistic About High-Speed Rail in Transportation Nation Interview WaPo: New Watchdog Must Restore Faith in Silver Lane San Diego Leaders Explain Support for Bullet Train (U-T San Diego) […]

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In Maryland, Prince George’s County Makes Big Pact for Purple Line (WAMU) After Yes Vote on Transit Package, What’s Next for Phoenix? (AZ Central) Brookings Calls for Broader Look at Transport Than Texas A&M Mobility Study Business Travelers Embrace Car-Sharing (NYT) When Old Infrastructure Continues to Fail, and New Doesn’t Get Built at All (CityLab) WaPo Demands […]