Today’s Headlines

  • DOT Doles Out $211M to Boost Buses Nationwide (Fast Lane)
  • DC Metro Weighs Painful Service Cuts (WaPo)
  • The Long and Winding Road That Led to Cincinnati’s New Streetcar (Enquirer)
  • Hartford’s I-84 Could Become Developable Land (CT Mirror)
  • The House That’s Been Hit By Six Cars in Nine Years (Fast Coexist)
  • Could DC-Baltimore High-Speed Rail Happen in Three Years? (AP)
  • Group Calls on Detroit Voters to Support Regional Transit Plan (Detroit News)
  • What Will the Next Generation of Bike-Share Look Like? (CNN Money)
  • By Popular Vote, Amsterdam Names First Bike Mayor (Curbed)

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LaHood to Testify on HSR, Lessons Learned Before House Committee (Hill) Without HUD Sustainable Communities Program, Americans Will Pay More for Housing+Transpo (Citiwire) China Ready and Willing to Invest in America’s Infrastructure (Reuters) Infrastructure Banks, Common in States, Explained (Stateline) Fast Trains From Detroit to Chicago Expected Within 4 Years (Detroit Free Press) Michigan Governor, […]

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Detroit’s Transit Tax Proposal Flounders (Detroit News) DC Metro Boss Proposes Slashing Late-Night Hours (Washington City Paper) Ruling Expected Today for Route 66 BRT (KRQE) How a Reimagined I-94 Could Reconnect Twin Cities (Fast Lane) Maryland’s Purple Line to Get Funding Sign-Off Next Week (WaPo) Why Portland Took So Long on Bike-Share (City Lab) Plans Advance to Improve […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Could DC Add Bike Lanes to Its Traffic Circles?

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Roundabouts can have big safety and environmental benefits, but can they be adapted to be great places for bicycling as well? “DC’s big traffic circles are notoriously difficult places to bike,” writes Dan Malouff at BeyondDC. “They have multiple lanes of intimidating and zig-zagging car traffic, and sidewalks too packed with pedestrians to be good […]

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Why Did L.A. Metro Ridership Drop Again? (LA Times) Tech Group Asks Feds to Slow Down on “Driver Mode” for Phones (The Hill) Congress Turns Attention to Self-Driving Cars (Detroit News) Fast Action Needed on DC Metro Safety Bill After FTA Pulls Some Funding (AP, Progressive RR) California State Senator Wants to Make It Easier to Enact Transit Ballot […]