Today’s Headlines

  • Why the UN’s Habitat III Conference Matters for the Future of Cities (CityLab)
  • Feds Put Hudson Rail Tunnel Project on Fast Track (WSJ)
  • After Crash, NJ Lawmakers Seek $10M for Train Safety Tech (NJ.com)
  • Retirement Communities of the Future Will Be Walkable and Urban (NYT)
  • FTA Gives Out $8M for “Mobility on Demand” Solutions (Progressive Railroading)
  • How Seattle Blew Its Shot at a Subway (CrossCut)
  • Could St. Paul’s I-94 “Land Bridge” Help Heal Civic Scars? (MinnPost)
  • Denver Moves Ahead With Smart City Tech Without Feds (Gov Tech)
  • Activists Rally After Recent Bicyclist Deaths in Cambridge, MA (Boston Globe)
  • Will Waikiki’s New Buses Have a Rail Station to Connect to? (Honolulu Civil Beat)
  • Michel S

    Wow, those Cambridge commentators seem like fun people:
    “They should wear different clothes.”
    “They should use different streets.”
    “Driving a car is hard!”
    The entitlement is real.

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Why Cleveland Won’t Get Much Back From the RNC (Slate) GOP Delegates Split on Climate Change (Scientific American) Congress Has a Month to Sign Off on Funding for Maryland’s Purple Line (WaPo) Minneapolis Light Rail Clears Milestone But Still Lacks Funds (StarTrib) Feds Greenlight BRT for Stretch of Historic Route 66 (AP) Can Nashville Be […]

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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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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 […]