Today’s Headlines

  • Will Federal Safety Officials Consider Transit a Death-Reduction Strategy? (The Hill)
  • …Yes, According to NTSB’s Twitter Account
  • The Case for Moving Toward Pilot Projects and Away From Big Ideas (Commonwealth Magazine)
  • W. Virginia, D.C., Oklahoma and Louisiana Big Winners in U.S. DOT “Fastlane” Grants (The Advocate)
  • Cleveland Debuts Another Unorthodox Bike Lane Design (Scene)
  • In Australia, Drivers Will Wait Up to 7 Seconds Longer to Accommodate Elderly Pedestrians (The Age)
  • Honolulu Negotiating With Feds to Keep $3-Billion-Over-Budget Rail Project Moving (NextCity)
  • Toronto Cyclists Win Fight Over Key Missing Link in Bike Network (Now Toronto)
  • Does Job Sprawl Shorten or Lengthen Commutes? (Access Magazine)
  • Indianapolis Star: Passing Transit Levy Will Improve Quality of Life

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Janette Sadik-Khan: The Bike Wars Are Over, and the Bikes Won (NY Mag) Boston Transit OKs Fare Hike Amid Protests (Boston.com) How Uber and Lyft Can Help Transit Agencies (Brookings) States Start Prepping for Driverless Cars (Governing) St. Paul’s Varied Paths for Transit-Oriented Development (The Line) Governing: BRT’s Not as Sexy as Light Rail, But Don’t […]

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How Does Expanded TIFIA Change the Field for Local Transit Projects? (Next American City) Tyson’s Corner Developers Could Fund $2B-Plus in Transpo Improvements (WaPo, Transpo Nation) Atlantic Cities Looks at Bike-share Stations of the Future Opposition to Congestion Pricing Has Different Flavor in South America (This Big City) Advocates Continue Push for Tappan Zee Transit […]

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Can Life Cycle Budgeting Reduce Infrastructure Costs? (The Hill) Palin: America Should Ditch All Energy Subsidies (Politico) Sec. LaHood Aims to Defuse Standoff Over Dulles Metro Stop (WaPo) Return of Intercity Rail Spurs Development in New England (Mass Live) Bike Share Stats for Toronto Looking Better and Better (Blog TO) Big Four Could Offer the […]

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FRA Crafts Vision for Northeast, With High-Speed D.C.-Boston Rail (TransNat) Massachusetts Transpo Plan Could Threaten Green Line Funds (Boston Globe) Can D.C.’s Federal Enclave Be Walkable and Fun? (Housing Complex) Dallas Is About to Add a Lot of Bike Lines, Pretty Quickly (Dallas Observer) Despite Sandy Woes, NJ Transit Pledges No Fare Hikes (Star-Ledger) GGW […]

Rob Ford’s Toronto: Moving Backwards

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Toronto is a beautiful, progressive, global city. I was just visiting a couple of weeks ago, and I was so impressed with the teeming sidewalks, the subways, the streetcars, the buses and, most importantly, the bike lanes. My boyfriend and I brought our bikes and that was all we needed to get around the city […]