Today’s Headlines

  • Gallup: Boston, San Fran, Chicago Lead Nation in “Active Living” (Chicago Trib)
  • ITDP Sprawl Is Outpacing Transit, and It’s Terrible for the Climate (AFP)
  • What’s at Stake for Rail in This Year’s Elections? (Progressive Railroading)
  • Envisioning a Multi-County Transit System for NE Ohio (Plain Dealer)
  • Troubled NJ Transit Faces Prospect of Legislative Inquiry (Bloomberg)
  • Feds to Support TOD Along Silicon Valley Rail Extension (SV Biz Journal)
  • L.A. Mayor Has a Lot Riding on Measure M (L.A. Weekly)
  • Pricey Virtual Inspections Could Be Solution for DC Metro (WaPo)
  • Miami Preps Tech for Driverless Vehicles (Gov Tech)
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House Moves Forward with Bill to Slash High-Speed Rail, Community Development (The Hill, AP) Billions Need to Improve Metro North Derailment Area (Stamford Advocate) L.A. Times: It’s High Time to Ditch the Honor System for Metro Payments Coalition for Smarter Growth Shares Tales of the Walkable Lifestyle in D.C. (GGW) Labor Groups Demand Local Jobs […]

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Today’s the Start of Infrastructure Week and Bike to Work Week (Chicago Trib, Bike League) The Hill Highlights Infrastructure Emergencies and the Politics Holding Up Fixes DC Metro to Suspend Late-Night Weekend Service (WTOP) LA Times: How L.A. Can Improve Its Return on Huge Transit Investment? Downtown Buffalo Shifts Away From the Car (Buffalo News) Virginia Beach to […]

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Chicago Tribune: Hey, Congress, Don’t Favor Cars Over Transit With Double the Budget, Philly’s SEPTA Has Grand Plans (Inquirer) Cincinnati’s Streetcar Victory Took a Decade to Achieve (Urban Cincy) Shuster Pledges to Work With Startups on Transpo Tech (1776) Charlotte Station WSCO Looks at Foxx’s Rise From Mayor to U.S. Transpo Chief Report: Milwaukee Needs Better Transit […]

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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 […]

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Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), a self-styled foe of what he labels wasteful government spending, has launched a broadside against transit projects in the U.S. DOT’s 2010 spending bill, which is slated for a vote this week in the upper chamber of Congress. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) (Photo: Scrape TV) McCain had proposed more than 20 […]

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Politico sits down with LaHood for a lengthy interview on distracted driving … … as the U.S. DOT chief kicks off a campaign to get more women involved in transport careers (Prog. RR’ing) Obama to order the start of work on a post-2017 round of auto fuel efficiency standards (Free Press) House GOP’s earmark moratorium […]