Today’s Headlines

  • Obama Vows Self-Driving Cars Will Be Safe as Feds Unveil New Guidelines (Post-Gazette, WaPo)
  • $200B in Transpo Funding in Play in Elections Across the Country (StarTrib)
  • U.S. DOT’s Mayors Challenge Winners Include Myrtle Beach, Norwalk (Sun News, The Hour)
  • Detroit-Area Health Officials Back Tax Increase for Transit (Detroit News)
  • Bicycling Mag Profiles America’s “Most Bike-Crazy Mayor”
  • Could Human Drivers Be Banned From Seattle-Vancouver Highway? (KUOW)
  • DC Streetcar Boosts Service, as Systemic Challenges Remain (WaP0)
  • Indianapolis Joins World Car-Free Day This Thursday (Indy Recorder)
  • Could This Innovation End Dooring For Good? (Outside Mag)
  • Is “Could Human Drivers Be Banned From Seattle-Vancouver Highway?” more achievable than “Could SOVs Be Banned From Seattle-Vancouver Highway?”

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New York officials announce that Broadway will remain car-free in midtown (Streetsblog NYC) In the quest for bike-friendly cities, are snobby cyclists their own worst enemies? (A. Prospect) D.C. responds to its weather challenges by building new infrastructure: a snow mountain (WSJ) Korea eyes an estimated $45B deal to help build California’s high-speed rail network […]

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CNN Highlights the Sorry State of America’s Infrastructure Georgia Threatens to Shut Down Atlanta Streetcar (AJC) Seattle Bumps Up Timeline for Light Rail Projects (Seattle Times) Uber Preps to Meet Demand During DC Metro Work (WaPo, The Hill) Google Plans Self-Driving Car Center Near Detroit (Detroit Free Press) Driverless Car Tech to Get Boost from US-Israel Collaboration […]

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Senate Dem Bill Nelson Presses Chao For Stance on Trump’s Muslim Ban (The Hill) Politico Survey Reveals U.S. Mayors’ Concerns About Trump Next City on How Federal Transit Funding Could Change Seattle Reassesses Transit Protocol After Trains Jammed With Protesters Skipped Airport (Seattle Times) Will Dallas Ignore Call to Tear Down I-345? (D Mag) DC Metro Identifies Money That […]

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Sen. McConnell Says Bipartisan Transpo Plan Could Be Announced Tomorrow (Transport Topics) Issues Tangled Up in Transpo: Obamacare, Abortion, Planned Parenthood, Ex-Im Bank… (Nat Journal) 81 Transit Groups Prod Congress for More Bus Funding (The Hill) Call It a Car Crash, Not a Car “Accident” (Vox) Will Caltrans Make Good on Its Ambitious Bike Goals? (SF Gate) “Pope […]

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16 Big Transit Projects That Would Be Toast Under Trump’s Budget (WaPo) Cuts Could Imperil Seattle Rail, Gateway Project, DC Metro (Seattle Times, Bloomberg, Washingtonian) How Cities Would Feel the Budget Pain (Curbed) Long-Distance Amtrak Routes Under Threat (Progressive Railroading) Trump Also Wants to Slash Transpo Funding in Rural Areas That Supported Him (Charlotte Observer) The Rail Line […]

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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) […]