Today’s Headlines

  • T4A: Feds Need to Rethink How They Want States to Measure Congestion
  • Austin Unveils 10-Year Transportation Plan Calling for Bus Rapid Transit (Business Journals)
  • Famed Sports Writer Peter King Called Out for Driving in the Bike Lane (Deadspin)
  • Charlotte Considers Adding a Protected Bike Lane (Charlotte Observer)
  • Under-Construction Sound Transit Light Rail Package Is 86 Percent Over Budget (News Tribune)
  • Lyft Cancels Carpooling Feature (NextCity)
  • Light Rail to South Beach Draws Mixed Reactions in Miami (Miami Herald)
  • St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay: America Needs a New Agenda for Cities (The Hill)
  • Vladimir Putin’s New Urbanism (Chicago Tribune)

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Today’s Headlines

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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 […]

What Kind of Transpo Secretary Will Anthony Foxx Be?

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Later today President Obama is expected to nominate Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx to replace Ray LaHood as transportation secretary. The last time we reported about Foxx, the North Carolina Legislature was trying to thwart his plans to pursue a streetcar and light rail expansion at the same time. Speaking to the Washington Post, an anonymous White […]

What Kind of Transpo Secretary Will Anthony Foxx Be?

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Later today President Obama is expected to nominate Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx to replace Ray LaHood as transportation secretary. The last time we reported about Foxx, the North Carolina Legislature was trying to thwart his plans to pursue a streetcar and light rail expansion at the same time. Speaking to the Washington Post, an anonymous White […]

Today’s Headlines

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Obama Administration Moving to Streamline Environmental Review Process (The Hill) North Carolina’s GOP Lawmakers Defend Secretive Anti-Light Rail Legislation (Charlotte Observer) Houston Bike Share to Undergo Major Expansion (Houston Chronicle) Twin Cities Moving Forward on Transit-Oriented Development Projects (Star Tribune) The Clean Air NGO That Caught Volkswagen Cheating on Emissions (Fortune) New York Post Calls […]

McCain’s Transit Hit List: Get the Details

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Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), a self-styled foe of what he labels wasteful government spending, has launched a broadside against transit projects in the U.S. DOT’s 2010 spending bill, which is slated for a vote this week in the upper chamber of Congress. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) (Photo: Scrape TV) McCain had proposed more than 20 […]

Today’s Headlines

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Transpo Advocates, Toll Opponents Praise Proposed Gas Tax Hike (The Hill) Detroit Light Rail Will Proceed, Despite Funding Gap (Detroit News) America’s New Oil Crisis: Crashing Trains (Politico) Fast Lane Looks Back at 100 Years of American Bus Travel So Which Is It: Is Atlanta “Dangerous by Design” or Easily Walkable? (Decaturish) Texas Looks to Emulate Japan […]