Today’s Headlines

  • NY Times Looks at the Transformative Impact of Atlanta’s BeltLine
  • In Nashville, “Eye-Popping” Pedestrian Bridge Will Link Two Neighborhoods (Tennessean)
  • Slate Covers TransitCenter’s Latest Report on Public Transit and Private Mobility Companies
  • To Save Kids’ Lives, LA Needs Walkable Streets (LA Times)
  • New Proterra Electric Bus Model Can Go 18 Hours Without a Charge (International Biz Times)
  • Feds Devote $25M to Safer Railroad Crossings (The Hill)
  • Dallas Observer: City Council Seems to Be Growing a Backbone With Its Transit Demands
  • Seattle Pilot Program Pairs Affordable Housing With Transit Discounts (Next City)
  • Will Houston’s Bike Plan End the Driver vs. Cyclist Wars? (Houston Press)
  • A Longtime Amtrak Conductor on How the Job Affects His View of U.S. Society (Atlantic)

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Today’s Headlines

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Seattle Light Rail Plan Will Go on November Ballot (Seattle Times) In LA, Voters Will Decide on Sales Tax for Transpo (LA Times) Will Driverless Cars Kick People Off the Streets? (Atlantic) …Should They Hit a Pedestrian to Save a Passenger? (NYT) While Columbus Took Big Smart City Prize, Other Finalists Will Also Get Funding (Gov Tech) MARTA to […]

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Is California’s New “Motor Voter” Law Discriminatory? (Daily Caller) DC Metro Board Could Get a Makeover (WAMU) LA Metro CEO: Transit Officials Need to Care About Gentrification (LA Times) The Boston Globe’s Take on the Death of Nashville’s BRT — and Nashville’s Response Planetizen Makes the Case for the Economic Value of Bike Improvements Lyft’s […]

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Chris Mims: Driverless Cars Will Fuel Suburban Sprawl (WSJ) LA Times: Is Permanent Sales Tax the Answer for Great Transit in LA? Massachusetts’ $14.8B Transit Budget Focuses on Reliability (Globe) Ahead of Fall Vote, Foxx Urges Raleigh to Expand Commuting Options (News Observer) A New Approach to Florida’s Planned Communities (Urban Land) El Paso Thinking Big About Transit (Gov Tech) Detroit’s Bike Projects, Past […]

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2015 Likely Broke the Record for Driving Mileage in America (Fast Lane) Why Is Transit Thriving Despite Cheap Gas and Record Car Sales? (Pacific Standard) What Caused America’s Biggest Train Wreck in Decades? (NYT) Foxx Talks Louisiana Transpo With Gov. Bel Edwards (Times-Picayune) The Push to Redefine Bike-Share as a Form of Transit (Next City) A […]

How Baton Rouge Brought Its Transit System Back from the Brink

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It’s funny how often public transit referendums bring out the the best in local communities. The case of Baton Rouge, Louisiana is a perfect example: Voters recently decided to essentially double investment in public transit — rescuing their transit agency from a long slide into irrelevance. Stephen Lee Davis at Transportation for America took an in depth […]

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Four Things the Next President Should Do for Cities (Next City) Ride-Hailing Services Discriminate After All (CityLab) Pedestrian-Shaming Campaigns Are a Disgrace (Curbed) LA’s Traffic Attack Plan: Rail, Uber, Bikes, Density (LA Times) The Sun Sentinel Thinks South Florida Should Just Give Up on Its Smart Growth Plan Will Philly’s Transit Strike Affect Voting? (CNN) NJ Transit Is a Leader… […]