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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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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Transit Know-Nothing John Mica Could Become the Next U.S. Transpo Secretary (Florida Politics) Trump’s Transpo Transition Pick Is All About Building Roads (Curbed) Transportation Issues to Track During the Lame Duck Session (The Hill) Sound Transit Vows to Move Quickly on the $54B Package Voters Approved (Puget Sound Biz Journal) What $2.8B Could Do for Atlanta Transit (Next City) California High-Speed Rail […]

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GOP Transportation Platform Recycles Old Ideas — Like Defunding Transit (Politico) Foxx Calls for Tough Safety Regulations on Driverless Cars in Light of Tesla Wreck (LA Times) Transit Was Key in Bringing the RNC to Cleveland, But It’s Under Threat (WaPo) Political Convention Cities Highlight the Gross Inequality Within Modern Cities (NYT) Massachusetts House Okays Bill […]

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U.S. DOT’s Smart City Challenge Wraps Up (WaPo, Austin Chron) Tampa Abandons Latest Transpo Tax Plan (Tampa Bay Times) Atlanta Kicks Off Bike-Share With Downtown Ride (AJC) Young Affluent People Are Moving to Urban Cores, and Not Just on the Coasts (WSJ) Rival Plans Emerge to Expand Kansas City Transit (KC Star) Grants Boost TOD Across Connecticut (CT […]

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Gabe Klein on the Future of Cities (Chicago Mag) Seatbelts Now Required for Large Buses (AP, The Hill) Mixed Outcomes Likely for U.S. Private Rail Projects (Next City) Two California Amtrak Lines Break Ridership Records (LAT) All Aboard Florida Fuels Mixed-Use Growth in Ft. Lauderdale (Sun-Sentinel) Indiana Proposes Transit Funding Formula (Indy Star) Seattle Times: […]

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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 […]